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Title: The Weekly Tallahasseean
Uniform Title: Weekly Tallahasseean
Alternate Title: Weekly Tallahasseean and land of flowers
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: John G. Collins
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: January 3, 1901
Frequency: weekly
Subject: Newspapers -- Tallahassee (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Leon County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Leon -- Tallahassee
Coordinates: 30.451667 x -84.268533 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 23, no. 47 (Jan. 13, 1905).
General Note: Publisher: John C. Trice, <1900>-1905.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 14 (June 13, 1891).
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Volume ID: VID00026
Source Institution: University of Florida
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IN C. TRICE, Publisher and Proprietor.


Immense Crowd Exipected to
Come Tuesday.


Military to be Brought Free by the

Next Tuesday will be inaugura-
tion day. At noon Chief-Justice
]. Fenwick Taylor, of the State Su-
preme Court, will administer the
oath of office to Governor-elect Wil-
liam S. Jennings, and the Great
Seal will be delivered to him by
Governor William 1). Bloxham, the
retiring Chief Magistrate. These
ceremonies will take place on the:
east portico of the capitol and will be
witnessed, the weather permitting,
by thousands of the friends of the
retiring and incoming Governors-
two of Florida's most popular citi-
Tallahassee is preparing to enter-
tain the visitors in the best manner
possible, taking into consideration
the crowds that have signified their
intention of coming. There will be
a barbecue for the soldier boys, six
to eight hundred of whom are ex-
pected, and the ladies of several dif-
ferent societies are preparing to
serve lunches at moderate cost to
others. r | b
In the afternoon the. will be a
grand military parade at which time
the companies will pass in review
' before the Governor and staff. At
night the Leon Hotel will be in gala
" attire, where the citizens of Talla-
hassee will give a reception to the
outgoing and incoming Governors,
followed by a grand inaugural ball.
For this .occasion, the ,-arious rail-
"roads in the State, havr very mag-
Sjianimously offered to transport the

, soldiers to-and from this
S-charge, and give excursion!
other parties of one fi
|e nB. ttip.1. Tbis, we r
'~fitly ted, in

The members of the vs
mittees are harJd at wo-
weather permitting, this
of the greatest successes
ceeding events of its kini
Miss Randolph's d
The social event of tl
the capital, was the recepj
Thursday afternoon by
Randolph when she pre
daughter, Miss Mary Pag
a most charming and a4
young lady. The whole
thrown open to the gun
most tastefully decorated
smilax, ferns and roses.
ance was large. Delici
ments were served. Mi
is already a favorite in
and makes het debut am
circle of friends delight
Going Into Stock R
Mr. Richard Johnson,
has leased for a numb
from J. P. Roberts his
Stock Farm. Mr. Johns
xote his time to the rai
cattle and will at the
furnish the city with
cream and butter. M
being a .young man o
energy we predict fine re
In Memoriam.
The following tribute
is presented by the teach
No. 12 of Trinity Sun
Methodist Episcopal Ch
this city, upon the de
Mabel Woodward:
"Our once happy circle
It has pleased God in
wisdom to take from o
dear friend and fellow
Woodward. She loved
Sunday School, and wo
tion of both teacher
Now that she has left
her bright, happy smile
ways. But we sorrow
hope for this fair. fow
transplanted- to a
That sweet voice that


mons came she cheerfully yielded to having fine voices. The chorus was
His will and clung not to earth. In strong and the cotuming atid stage
memory therefore of our dear, de- settings appropriate to .the comic
parted friend and fellow pupil, and opera presented.
in token of our love, be it "Mr. Langlois as Pippo, the Shep-
"Resolved, That we will ever herd lover, was very well placed and
cherish her memory, and, like her, sang his lines beautifully. Miss3
strive to profit by the truths we Kendall as Bettina, was graceful and
learn from Sabbath to Sabbath, and sang and a-ted well. Hter success
while we feel our loss yet we look was assured from her first appear-
forward to a joyful reunion in the ance. Miss Barker as Princess Pina-
'bright beyond.' meta, made all of the part possible,
"Resolved, That we tender to the iand her comedy acting wias decidedly
bereaved parents our sincere sympa- I good. The others in the cast were
thy, and would remind chem that well placed and the lprformance as
their loss is her gain. a whole was a success."
"Resolved, That copies of these -No--- -J.- ---. Ladd
resolutions be furnished the Sunday Not J. r y Iadd-
School, of which she was so long an N e w or t, January 1.-Editor
exemplary member, to her parents Tallahaseean-Please allow me a
and to the TALLAIIASSEEAN for pub- small, but conspicuous place in your
location. newsy paper, to state that the Joe


Ladd, Jr., who was cut in Ball's Bar
Room on December 24th, by John
Ulmo in a drunken row, is not the
Joe M. Ladd of Newport, nor a son
of mine. I was differently engaged
on the 24th, and was spending a
pleasant day with my family at
Thomas City, visiting friends.
Jnoi M .LADD

The Tallahassee South Eastern.
Through the inability of those in C C. Newsom Dea
charge of the construction of that This community was shoe
line to get hands to work, operations hearthat Mr. C. C. Newsom ha
were temporarily suspended on the at 11 o'clock today after a sh
Tallahassee South Eastern Railroad ness of pneumonia. Charles
during the Christmas holidays, but it ney Newsom was a native of to
is now being pushed as rapidly as the and was born about forty-fou
engineers -can Jay out the work and ago. He had many friends
put the hands atit. If this statement city and throughout the couni
is doubted by any one let them go the news of his sudden death
out and try to employ laborers, cause to many a feeling of d
which has been an easy thing to do great and sorrow. "He leaves
until recently. C.. S. Noble is the mother and a young niece, to
engineer in charge of the work, and chief support he contributed.
four other subordinate engineers and have the deep sympathy of all
foremen of construction are strung God, in his infinite mercy, giv
out over the line of operations, strength to bear the deep afflici
A special train went down from has put upon them. t
here Monday to take commissary Again Postponed.
supphes for the week, and other Owirg to the-inclpment, i
things .needed. The amounts carried .f. .u.. l -l.,l. ,,' .

ked to
id died
ort ill-
his cty
in the
ty, and
>h will



ety,iree of indicated something of the number ro's Opera Housoe as6,;
n rates .to of hands employed and the amount postponed. It -ill lDe g
nr for the tLat is being done. Further than day night,
;ay add,' is this we have been unable to obtain .
view of the anything from this end of tOleoe 'e :; Did '

njug now assumed what is'- ne Ch s
rious corn- described as "discreet silence". I year of his age. Captain Chaires
-k, and, the had a stroke of paralysis, while eat-
will be one Buying Lnds in Florida. ing his breakfast Sunday morning,
of any pre- Subsequent to is recent purchaseI and became immediately uncon-
S of 50,0l0 acres of fimbetlands in thi sios and that afteron peacefully
but. secton Mr. A. ( McComb, who passed away. This was the second
ownsth McIntyre Mills, also bought stroke of paralysis that he had ex-
e season at 3,v00 acres of pine and cypress lands periened, the first which occurred
ecou8nty. Writingperienced, the first, which occurred
tion given in Polk county. Writing from his several years ago, was so severe that
Mrs. A. L. home in Oshkosh, Wis., under date several years ago, time. itwas so severught he outhatld
rentedd her of December 27th, Mr. McComb tells not recover. Mr. Chaires was one ould
Randolph, us that he will return to Florida this the old schoolover. Mr. of Southern gentle-
complished month and will bring with him some the old school of Southern gentle-
house was settlers and timber land buyers. men that is beedming so scarce now,
ts and was Mr. C. B. Mather, manager of the story of taddeir native Souh to thland that
with holly, McIntyre Mills, is now ready to ory plent to look back upon and is
lhe attend- commence active operations and will s till so dear to recall. Their like
us refresh- be running in full blast in a fe still so dear b to recall. Their like
Randolph days. Two miles or more of tram will never be seen again in this or in
allahassee road will be constructed at once to any other country. They were the
ga large carrot timber to this mill.ucted at product of a past era, the first part
to receivearry tof the last century. They were of
Civil Appointments the "Old South," Their doings and
The Governor has made the fol- sayings told in song and story, will be
ing. lowing civil appointments: read always with unceasing interest
f lamonia, Robert F. Rogers, of Lake City, and delight. Of such was Mr.
r of years to be notary public for the State at Chaires, living the life of a peaceful
ke Annie large. country gentleman on his estate-
n will de- W. P. Gifford, of Jacksonville, to situated some ten miles east of this
ng of fine be notary public for the State at city. His body was brought to town
same time large. late Monday afternoon and was' bur-
weet milk, W. E. Leitner, of Arcadia, to ied from the Methodist Episcopal
Johnson be notary public for the State at Church, South, in the city cemetery.
push and large: He leaves a family of six children,
ts. E. C. Stuart, of Bartow, to be and a large family connection-be-
notary public for the State at large. sides friends without number,
B. F. Whitner, of Sanford, to be throughout the county,who will sadly
of respect notary public for the State at large. mass the genial countenance of their
Sand clam John Vinzant, of Lake City, to old companion.
h, Schoolth be notary public for the State at Fine Duck Shooting.
of little large. The regular schedule that has
-JefL. Davis, of Perry, to be ben commenced this winter for the
is broken. notary public for the State at large. trains over the Tallahassee & South-
i infinite Opera House. eastern Railroad between this city
midst our For two nights commending Wed- and Thomas City, opens up another
pil, Mabel nesday and ThurIday, January 9th fine field for all kinds of sport to
go to the and 10th, the famous Olympia Opera the Tallahassee sportsmen. Thomas
the affee- Company will begin an engagement City, the present terminus, of the
d pupils in Tallahassee, opening in "Said road, is about thirty-miles southeast
we miss Pan-a" and closing in "Mpscotte." of Ts)lihasee and ismin a country
winsome The -following is from the Mobile that has been heretofore practically
without Herald of December 4th: inaccessible to the ordinary sports-
God has "The Olympia Opera Company, man and is therefore, we m say, a
world. comprising forty people, opened a -new field. Quail, ducks, turkey and
joined in week's engagement at the Mobile deer can be found in abundance.
joi e &* Ir T%-Ar** -^l ^Kj k* j kkf*-i**i* ia V a rvA~


&, THURSDAY, JAN UARY 3, 1901.

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Jounmonwealth of Florida.
rnor Bloxham began his put-
iuthe memorable campaign
a4d sAhough quite a young
V station that made
h :ia U ild word arouild.
Sin the State.

and luminous, his diction pure and
faultless, his logic sound and cont-
vincing, and his voice soft, resonant
and silvery. He gained the title it
that early day of the "silver tongued
In the fearful after events Mr.
Bloxham held and maintained a con-
spicuous place in public affairs ant
was looked up to as a safe counsellor
and leader.
In 1870 he ran for the office if
Lieutenant-Governor (which office
had been declared vacant.) Though
counted out by the State Returning
Board Mr. Bloxham carried the cawe
to the courts and won a significant
victory which paved the way for the
success of the reform forces which i
occurred later.
He was twice elected Governor,
once Comptroller, was Secretary of
State under Governor Drew, was'
appointed by President Cleveland
Minister to Bolivia, and for four
years was United States Surveyoi-
General for Florida.
In later life Mr. Bloxham con-
tinued a fine campaign orator. (Flor-
ida has not yet produced his su-
perior.) His polished manners have
grown upon him until he is recog-
nized as the perfect Chesterfield, and
as a politician he has been as mas-
terful in Florida as Halifax was in
England, and his memory and his
influence will long endure.-Ocala
Mr. T. H. Cook and wife, of Farg4,
are recent arrivals at the capital. !
Prof. KE Warren Clark's entertainment
tonight will be well worth seeing, beiun
both instructive and entertaining.
Mrs. James Coombs, of Apalachicol*,
passed through the city last week, qE
route home from Arkanai. s.
Pep in preparations often fail to re-
I'ee indigestion because they can digest
only alblmminous foods. There is on;
preparation that digests all classes of
food. and that is Kodol Dyspepsia Cure.
It oures the worst cases of indigestion
and gives instant relief for .it digests
what you eat. All dealers.
Rev. M. M. Wamboldt, of Jackson-

VOL. XX NO. t4



A. FrEMN). tday of December, A. 1). 1900, the
following resolutions were adopted:
Consumption Threatened. Whereas, lion. L. B. Wombwell
C. Unger, 212 Mapife St., Champaign, Conimnissioner of Ariculture, de-
Ill.. writes: "I wAs troubled with a '.irteil this 1fe at 11 .iIo' ck p. m. on
hacking cough for a year and I thought i e s1 ck p. m. on
.I had the consumption. I tried a great i )eeenr r 21l, i .<0; and wh-reas,
.maIy remedies i nd was under the care I the memlIers of the administrati)r-
of physicians for several months. I used are sensible of th 1 loss sustained in
de of.Fo aHoney and t his death; tirefore, be t
since. Wight & Bin. Resolve Wft ithe 'athof L
H. .- To. Wonhtweil, who has ieen for
Hift Tonuehiag Appetal. twm -r t s l>,vs-
"Can't I teach you to love mite, Miss p..s c ,..eeEteal in
Geuevieve?" pleadingly asked -te different Ap tes with the minis-
young man. trative de "I fear not. Mr. Spoouamure," she rrnment., and for the last twelve
answered. years ('Iomnisioner of Agriculture.
"Then won't you please teach me the State loses a mosr valuable eiti-
how to teach you to love me?" he in- Zen and efficient officerll. ability
sisted eagerly. and rogressiveenergy were ability
This appealed to the essentially mas- ayd to a m energy were dis-
culine or p edaagoic element more or played to a marked degree in the
less latent in every woman, and she distinguished success of his adminis
promised to take it under considersa- tration of the delicate and responsible
tion.-Chicago Tribune. official duties conferred upon him.
Ills generous manliness endeared hi
obil ot the Garden, to all whonl ihe was a-sociatel
Nothing teaches patience like a gar- in private whom e wa associate
den. You may go round and watch the in private as well as in oficia lie.
opening bud from day to day, but it his services to thie State will lw re-
takes its own time, and you cannot membercd w "ith sincere appreciation.
urge it on faster than it will. If forced, lIesolved, Thhat these resolutions
It is only torn to pieces. All the best be inscribied ujpon the records of thi.
results of a garden, like those of life, Executive office, Miid a copy be flii-
are slowly but regularly progressive.- ihed to .irs. L. B. IW \V,,
Weekly Bouquet.
Officers ilcected.
About one half of the questions of ..
life we solve: the other half solve us.- hie tld its :Teachers' A ti nation,
Milwaukee Journal. wilch he l its innml inetin at
Mr. Grifin ~Wton s o o hunting Tampa last week, elt'cte. the i(ll(W--
Mr. Griffin n- in ocers for thIe ensuing vyea'
rip. W. Holloway, (1iiuesville,
First Lieut. James Robinson of the President: Mrs. Lena II. Matches,
Eleventh United States Infantry, ta- rlu e ;
toned at Fort McPhorsor, Atlanta, after Iampa, Vice-I'rc.sidnt; A. A. Mur-
s .ending the Christrpas holidays at the phree, Tallahsassee, rTreasurer; A. A.
home of Mr. George Lewi., president of Simpson, Kissimmee, Secretary .1. E.
the First National Bank, returned XWood Live Oak,.. Fuks, Mti-
to Atlanta this week. Wood, Live Oak, .1. if. Fulks, Mlnti -
to Atlnt thi week cello, Miss Bunnell. Davenport, De-
This season there is a large death rate Funiak, Executive Comunittee.
among, children from crouo and lung

troubles. Prompt action will save the
little ones from these terrible diseases.
We know of nothing so certain to give
instant relief as One-tinute Cough Cure.
It can also be relief upon in grippe and
all throat and lungttroubles of adults.
Pleasant to take. All dealers.
Raperof tMeCOdiMiM of the
At t*e cloe of budleaes on December 31st,
LosM ................................. 0M J .W
tocksandeeurities................. 37,773.5
Due from RBeerveA (en .......... 5,112
Current Kxpenhe and Taxes.Paid... 3S6
Legal Tender Bank Iotes, etc........ 16,OU.UU

iji-xArwir n
CapitalStoek paid in................ S 20, .tK)
Surpl......................... A&IAlTO

ilch tlhey or their dogs were unable A Sad Death at Centreville.
tI' bring to the bag. They were on Chaires, January 1.-One mile
' aftind on one of the numerous from the little village of Centreville
islids in the river and a party in a is situated the large old-fashioned
Wo1t went below and kept the ducks church of Pisgah, which in the years
6O the wing. that have gone was the center of a
i Properly equipped a sportsman flourishing ideal community that
ud have fine sport on this river, came every Sabbath to worship God.
utie h in itself with its numerous Just up the hill from this church
sring.s and lovely islands is we'll within the shadows of those sturdy
Worth the trip to see. oaks that have stood as sentinels for
Yard for Pensacola. over half a century is the cemetery
Ship Yard for Pensacola. where so many forms of this commu.
Our dispatches from London t nity now sleep. It is a dear and
morning sa.y, that when the Unitl Isacred spot to many hearts, th-ugh
Stte.s definitely decides to construAt far away, for it is the restiMg place
tOWNicaraugua canal, one of ti e ofsomedear loved one
greatest shipbuilding concern n A new made grave in this beaditi-
Engfand will open an immense shi ful city of the dead-God's Acre-
yard on the Gulf coast. tells the same sad story of a broken
Nocity in the United States offe -s family circle. It is the rave of Mrs.
better facilities for such an establish- Jennie smith, wife of Mr. Levman
ment than Pensacola. That city s Smith-one of the oldest residents
the chief shipping point of the iron of Leon county.
and steel products of the Birming- Mrs. Smith suffered with dropsy
ham region, and it is surrounded IY for two months and departed this
a finely timbered section. Iron cam life December 16tlth, at the age of 62.
be manufactured cheaper in Alabarra Her death, though sudden was not
than anywhere else in the world unexpected. She left a husband and
The same is probably true of ste. a son and one daughter, besides a
Everything needed for building stepson and daughter to mourn her
ships can be obtained as cheaply t loss.
Pensacola as anywhere. | During her illness, she spoke of
The construction of the Nicaraga the goodness of God all her life, and
canal will greatly develop the coni- died rejoicing in His perfect peace
merce of Southern ports. With or vouchsafed unto her, and submissive
without it the establishment of ship- to the divine will. She has been a
building industries at Southern porms constant member of the Methodist
A almost a certainty in the near f- church tor a number of years.
ture.-Times Union and -Citizen. church tor a number of years.
ture.-Times Union and Citizen. To her aged companion left behind,
Wallam D. Bloxham. we would say the separation will not
4l ginning with the new century, be long and her memory will ever
William D. Bloxham will linger with him, for death cannot
wn the cares and burdens of publ c take the memory of those we love
and retire to the shades and cherish.
enjoyments of domestic tra- We commend all her loved ones
to the One who doeth all things well,
bis beloved retreat Govern r and who cannot err, feeling assured
will carry with him the e that, if faithful, they will meet her
Sthe cordial respect and te in the sweet bye and bye, in the land
aoud veneration of the ,Onle 4f that is fairer than day.

Handsome New Year Present.
When Comptroller W. II. Rey-
nolds went home New Year's night
he found one of Morris' handsome
easy chairs in his sitting room and a
nice little note signed by the em-
ployes of the office, expressing their
appreciation of his uniform courtesy
and kindiiess to them and wishing
for him many happy new years.
The matter had been kept so quiet
that no intimation of it had reached
Mr. Reynolds, and he was therefore
completely surprised. The present
is a very serviceable one, and is much
appreciated by the recipient.


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Cominmissioner of Agriculture
S Died Friday Night.


Had Been a State Official for Many
]Ilol. Lucius lB., C,,m.
nissioner of Agriculture 4 Florida
since January, 1 9, diel of pneu-
nionia at 11 o'clock Friday night atl-
ter an illness of several weeks.
Mr. Wombwell was born in .lack-
son county, Florida, December 9.
1S49. His early years were spent
upon the farm, but he received :i
thorough education and studied law.
being admitted to the bar in lS7;.
The next'year he was appointed as-
sistant secretary of State by Secre-
tary Bloxham, and frequently acted
as Secretary in Bloxham's absence.
He was private secretary to Gover-
nors Bloxham and Perry, 18,1 to
-1888; assisted in compiling McClel-
Ian's Digest of Florida State Law
and was later general land agent of
the Pensacola and Atlantic railroad.
The Constitutional Convention of.
1885 abolished the office of commis-
sioner of lands and immigration and
created the officeffice of Commissioner of
Agriculture. In 1888 Mr. Womb-
well was elected first Commissioner
of Agriculture and re-elected in 1892,
and again in 1896,' and filled the
office greatly to his own and the
State's credit. His remains were
interred here Sunday afternoon. with
He leaves a widow and one son.
At a meeting of the administration
officers, held in the Executive office,
with the Governor presiding, the 31st

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ten the man. but not the name.
"Hermann Breunner," he mused.
"Yes., your majesty," said the inn-
"The keeper of the feudal inn," sup-
plemented the prince.
The glance the innkeeper shot him
was -swift The prince suddenly bus-
led himself with the papers.
"What was'your object in defraud-
Ing the princess"-the chancellor open-
ed one of the documents which lay be-
fore him-"the Princess Elizabeth of
her rights?"
"I desired the Princess Hildegarde to
possess all." was the answer. It was
also a challenge to the prince to refute
the answer if he dared. "I acknowl-
edge that 1 have committed a crime. I
submit to his majesty's will," bowing
. reverentially. -
The king was stroking his chin. a
sign of deep meditation in him.
"Let their hbighnesses be brought in."
- be said at last.
The chancellor rose and passed Into
the anteroom. Shortly he returned, fol-
lowed by Gretchen. I could see by the
expression in her face that she was
mystified by the proceeding.
"Her highness the i'rincess Eliza-
beth is just leaving the carriage." an-
nounced the chancellor, retiring again.
Gretchen looked lrrst at the king,
then at the prince. As .she saw the inn-
keeper a wave of astonishment rippled
over her face.
"Ie, seated, your highness, said the
king kindly.
She knew that I was in the room,
but her eyes ever left the king.
The prince was plucking at his Im-
perial. The innkeeper's eyes were
riveted on tie.' door. lie was waiting
for the appearance of her wholi he
had wronged. Presently P'hyllis came
in. Her checks were red, and her eyes
sparkled with excitement. WeNutworth
nodded reassuringly. The innkeeper
was like one stricken dumb. iHe star-
ed at Phyllis till I thought his eyes
would start from their sockets.
"Your. majesty has sumuioned me?"
said Gretchen.
"Yes. Explain." said the king to the
"Your highness," began the chan-

"Wilful Waste

Makes Woefal Want."

I is as 'wasteful not to secure what
you need and might have as i is to squan-
der what you already possess. Health is
a priceless possession. You can secure it
and keep it by taking Hood's Sarsapa3l'!a
which purifies the blood, cures disease, an.c'
miguorates te 'whole system.


ie. Y"

ing an
piles a

do my
king i
"It i\
"It woi
sons b
ness, a
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the chair. for my legs trem-
'o lose after all!
said the prince. "I' thank your
S"The favor I ask is that you

you need a soothing and heal.
meptie application for any pur-
e the original DeWitt's Witch
live, a well known cure for
d skin diseases. It heals sores
leaving a scar. Beware of ooun-
All dealers.
tpone this marriage-indennite-

it!" cried the king. He was
I. "Have I heard you aright, or
ars play me false?"
True. I thank your majesty
said the prince, bowing.
this is beyond belief," cried the
anger. "I do not understand.
marriage wds at your own re-
nd now you withdraw. Since
proudly. "was the hand of the
Hildegarde to be ignored?"
a delicate matter." said the
turning the ring on his finger.
Id be Impolite to state my rea-
ore her highness- Your high-
you not of my opinion that
ers now stand a marriage be-
s would be rather absurd?"
as at all times," retorted Gret-
rnfully. "It has never been my
furtive glance at the king.
began the king. He was


majesty," said the innkeeper,
, a great king; be a generous

ked at him as though they ex-
see the king fly at him and
bim-all but 1. The king
Ip to the bold speaker, took his

wme a cry and started to go to
tits wA outstretched arms.
then, with his hands clasped
o back, resumed his pacing.
ie he came to a standstill.
ghness," he said to Phyllis,
1all I do with this man wbo
ssly wronged you?'


I was very unhappy. Three days
passed, and I saw neither Phyllis nor
Gretchen. The city was still talking
about the dramatic ending of Prince
Ernst's engagement to the Princess
Hildegarde. Twice I had called at he
Holhenphalian residence to pay my re-
spects. Once I was told that their
highnesses were at the palace. The sec0
ond time I was informed that their
highnesses were indisposed.' I became
gloomy and disheartened. I could not
understand. Gretchen had not even
thanked me for my efforts in saving
her the unhappiness of marrying the
prince. And Phyllis. she who had call-
ed me "Jack." she whom I had watch-
ed grow from girlhood to womanhood.
she. too. had forsaken me. I do not
know what would have become of me
but for Pembroke's cheerfulness.
Monday night I was sitting before
the grate reading for the hundredth
time Gretchen's only letter. Pembroke
was buried behind the covers of a mag-
azine. Suddenly : yellow flame leaped
from a pine log. and in it I seemed to
read all. Gretchen was proud and jeal-
ous. She believed that I loved Phyllis
and had made her a princess because I
loved her. It was the first time I had
laughed in many an hour. Pembroke
looked over Iris magazine.
"That sounds good. What caused it?"
"A story." I answered. "Some day I
shall tell you all about it. If you will
excuse me. cousin mine. I'll make a
call on her serene highness the Prin-
cess Ilildegarde."
Just then the door opened and Pem-
broke's valet came in. lie handed a
card to me, and 1 read upon it, "Count
von Walden." 1 cast it into Pembroke's
"That's the man. He is the insep-
arable of the Prince of Wortumborg."
Then to the valet. "Show him up."
The count gravely passed over the
"Good evening." he said, with a look
of inquiry at Pembroke.
"This gentleman." said I as I intro-
duced him, "will second me in the af-
fair tomorrow morning. I suppose you
have come to make the final arrange-
"Pardon me," began Pembroke, "but
I do not understand"-
"Oh, I forgot! You are," I respond-
ed, "to be my second in a"duel tomor-
row morning. Should anything hap-

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Pt'LpsB I have committed a crime.
Who knows?" HIs head fell In medi-
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"Happier than ever Gretchen."
"You have known this sister?" ask-
ed the innkeeper.
"For many years." said I.
And those were the only words which
Passed between us during that .five
mile drive. At the station I at once
wired the chancellor that the proofs
had IKen found and requested him to
Inform the king and Prince Ernst
And then another eight hours dragged
themselves out of existence. But Gret-
chen was mine!
'* 5 5 5 5
The king was dressed in a military
blouse, 'and. save for the small cross
suspended from his neck by a chain of
gold, there was nothing about him to
distinguish his rank. He strode back
and forth, sometimes going the whole
length of the white room. The chancel-
lor sat at a long mahogany table, and
the prince and Mr. Wentworth were
seated at either side of him. The Inn-
keeper stood before the chancellor at
the opposite side of the table. His face
Itight have been cut from granite, It
was so set and impassive. I leaned oves
the back of a chair In the rear of the
room. The king came close to me once
and fixed his keen blue eyes on mine.
"Was this the fellow, prince," he
asked. "who caused you all the trouble
and anxiety ?"
I felt uicasy. My experience with
kings was not large.
"No, your majesty." answered the
prince. "The gentleman to whom you
refer has departed the scene." The
prince caught the fire in my eye and
laughed softly.
"Ah." said the king carelessly, "it is
a strange story. Proceed." with a nod
to the chancellor.
"What is your name?" the chancellor
asked, directing his glance at the inn-
The innkeeper gazed at the king for
a space. The prince was watching him
with a mocking smile. %
"Hermann Breunner, your ezcellen-
The king stood still. He had forgot-

It was Phyllis.
liver this note to you, which her serene
highness directed me to do should you
My hands shook as I accepted the
missive, and the lights began to waver.
I passed out into the cold air. Gone?
And why? I walked back to the rooms
in feverish haste. Pembroke was still
at his reading.




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ee or. "t been proved bythese
pa here and by that man there."
po ting to the Innkeeper, "that your
her of lamented memory gave birth
to uwils. One is yourself; the other
Uw spirited away at the request of
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then gave a cry and started to
go Phyllis with outstretched arms.
bu as Phyllis stood motionless she
sto ped, and her arms felL
our highness." said the king to
Ph Ils, "it Is your sister, the Princess
Hi egarde. Embrace her. I beg you."
e king willed it. But it occurred
to e that there was a warmth lacking
in he embrace. Gretchen lightly
b bed with her lips the cheek of her
sis r. and the kiss was as lightly re-
tu e. There was something about it
all 'e men failed to understand.
moreover said the king. "she de-
at you to remain the sovereign
Pri ass of Hohenphalia."
ay. your majesty." said Gretchen;
"it I who will relinquish my claims.
Yo majesty is aware that I have
ima caprices."
"I deed, yes," said the king. "And I
can assure you that they have caused
me lo small anxiety. But let us come
to a understanding once and for all.
Do on wish to abdicate in favor of
you sister?"
G rtchen gave me the briefest notice.
"Y s, your majesty."
P rlls was regarding me steadfast-
'"T is is final?" said the king.
"I is-."
"Aid what is your will?" to Phyllis.
"Yes. the likeness is truly remarka-
ble,' communing aloud to his thought.
I uld not suppress the appeal in my
"Y ur majesty," said Phyllis. "if my
siste will teach me how to become a
prinm *ss I promise to accept the re-
spon ability."
"Y u will not need much teaching,"
repli I the king admiringly.
"Y u will .do this-you, my sister?"
ask (Gretehen eagerly.
"Y s." There was no color now in
Phyl s' cheeks. They were as white
as th marble faun on the mantel.
"R number. your highness." said the
king. speaking to Gretchen.. "there
shall w no recall."
"Si e." said the prince, rising. "I re-
quest a favor."
"A 1 it shall Ie granted." said the
king. 'this being your wedding day."
It I as Gretchen who now paled. The
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I felt a thrill of pride, and I saw that
Mr. Wentworth's lips had formed into
a "God bless her!"
"It is a question now." said the king,
"only of duty."
"Aud your majesty's will regarding
my marriage?" put in the prince, hold-
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nuptial preparations. (oold morning.
Ah. these women."' as lie passed from
the room. "They are our mothers, so
we must suffer their caprices."
And as we men followed him we saw
Gretchen weeping silently on Phyllis'
The innkeeper touched the prince.
"1 give you fair warning," he said.
"If our paths cross again, one of us
shall go on alone." i
"I should be very lonely without
you." laughed the prince. "However,
rest yourself. As the king remarked,
your face recalls unpleasant memories.
Our paths shall not cross again."
When the innkeeper and( the chan-
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is mine!"
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"The prince desires me to Inform you
that he has selected pistols at your re-
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"It is a matter of long standing,"
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the other. My dear cousin, that man
shot the dearest friend I had in the
world. I am going to try to kill him at
the risk of getting killed myself. He
has also insulted the noblest woman
that ever lived. If I backed down. I
should be called a coward. The peo-
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their doors in my face."
"But you have everything to lose,
and lie has nothliing to gain."
"It cannot be helpeil.' said. I. "The
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"Very well. I'll leave you.' said 1.
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"Gone?" said I. i
"Yes. your excellency." Ile examined
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forsaken a sacred duty for something
I was not sure of-a man's love!"
"Gretchen "
"Am I cruel? Look!" Phyllis stood
at the other end of the conservatory.
"Does not there recur to you some oth-
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Come. was not your love for Gretchen
pique? WVho is she who thus mirrors
my own likeness? Whoever she is she
loves you. Let us return. I shall be
missed." It was not the woman, but
the princess., who spoke.
"You are breaking two hearts!" I
cried, my voice full of disappointment.
passion and anger.
"Two? Perhaps, but yours will not
be counted."
"You are"-
"Pray do not lose your temper," icily.
And she swept toward the entrance.
I had lost.
As the princess drew near to Phyllis
the brown eyes of the one met the
blue green eyes of the other. There
was almost an exclamation on Phyllis'
lips: there was almost a question on
Gretchen's; both paled. Phyllis un-
derstood. but Gretchen did not, why
the impulse to speak came. Then the
brown eyes of 'Phyllis turned their pen-
etrating g,:ze to toy ownu eyes, whieh
I was compelled to sl;hilt. I bowed,
and the princess and I passed on.
By the grand staircase we i'an into
the prince. His fa'e wore a dissatis-
fied air;
"I was looking for your highness,"
he said to Gretchen. "Your carriage is
at the curb. Permit me to assist you.
Ah. yes," in English. "it is Herr Win-
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tomorrow will have to be postponed
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agreeable to me."
Gretchen made as though to speak,
but the prince anti iciD:ited her.
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"It is merely a little discussion. your
hilghness," he said. "which IHerr Win-
throp and I left unfinished earlier in
the evening. Good night."
On the way to tihe cloakroom it kept
running through my mind that I had
lost. Thursday? She said Thursday
was the day of her wedding. It would
be an evil d(lay for me.
Pembroke was in the cloakroom.
"Going?" lie asked.
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shall it be, Egypt or the steppes of Si-
beria ?"
"Home first." said I. "Then we shall
"'One more unfnortunate. Make no
deep scrutiny!'" he quoted. ".lJack.
she woililn't think of it, not for a
moment. l'etlhaps I was a trifle too)
soon. Yes, she is a princess, indeed.

"A' foJr inc, I %It(.l jgo Inick to capiamnts
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w:as her sister. What if Gretchen had
Il-en Phylllis and Phyllis had been
Gretchu-n. Iheigho! I threw some.
more coal on the fire. The candle sank
in the socket. There are some things
we mient cannott understand-the sea.
thie heaveliis and woman. Suddenly I
broutlit both hands down on my knees.
'The innkeeper! The innkeeper! He
knew! in a moment I was rummaging
through the stack of time tables. The
next south bound train left at 3:20. I
looked at the clock; 2:20. My dress
suit began to fly around on various
chairs. Yes; how simple it was! The
Innkeeper knew. HIe had known it, all
these years. I threw my white cravat
on to the table and picked up the most
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would take :'0 hours to fetch the inn-
keeper. I refused to entertain the
possibility of not finding him at the
inn. I swore to heaven that the nup-
tials of the Princess Ilildegarde of
oohenphialia and the Prince Ernst of
Wort l)i bo)rg should not be celebrated



Doctors find




"'The Bridge of Sighs.' said L "IB
us cross it for good and all."
"And let It now read 'Sighs Abridg-
ed.' What do you say to this proposi-,
tiou. the notii,. tie hears and the
olvi's? I'vt. ;: rrieniti \liu owns a
shooting hl;. lw niil;s across the
border. 'iI: ,, *'.-;. r :t l -ir;Iy wolves
galore. Eli"
"l tI Itn t i 1.:wik to \(ork." said 1.
but half (,-rt.i:-i ,"
"To the h il i with your work!
Throw it ov Yo;'v, got money.
Your book is :inint! you famne. What's
a hundreds d;ll:i s a week to you and :
juniping frowi onifeT ul of the ountinent'
to the other with only an hour's no-
"I'll sleep on it."
"Good. I'll go to led now.' and you
can have the hearth and the tobacco to
"Good night." said I.
Yes. I wanted to lo.;aloIe. But I did
not i,!noke. I sat and stared into th,"
flickering f!:mnes in thle grate. I hIad
lost G(ret'ic.l. To hold a wonlll:i in
't'ur arliis. t.he i wonl a youh love. to

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I knew that she loved me. but she was
a princess,. ind her word was given,
and it could not be! The wind sang
mournfully over the sills of the win-
dow; thick snow whitened the panes;
there was a humming in the chinineys.
Si'' was of l'hyllis. That was
why I knew tliat she loved mne. And
the snhtle s.i in Phyllis' demeanor I
tow:ird me. wlmt -did it signify? Gret-
cheien was to.he unmarried Thursday be-

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Dr. Hathaway alwaysprefers, when it Is possi-
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cured scores of thousands of patients in all see-
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:t Iloon Tlhursday. I went into the
"'lihat is it'." beanie drowsily.
"I am going on a journey."
"One of those cursed orders you get
every other day?" he asked.
S"No. It's one on my own account
this time. I slall be back in 24 hours.
My brow was dainp: my hands
trembled like :an excited woman's.
Should I win? I had a broken cigar in
my pocket. I lit the preserved end at
the top of the feeble carriage lamp.
I had the compartment alone. Sleep'
Not 1. Who could sleep when the
car wheels and the rattling windows
kept saying: "The innkeeper knows!
The innkeeper knows!" Every stop
was a heartache. Ah, those eight hours
were eight separate centuries to me!
I looked careworn and haggard enough
the next miornilIl \\whon I stepped on
the station platforii.. I wanted uot.h'
ing to eat. not tv,'ii i i: cup of -ouie :-.
To i-t: I ,-,i,. '. ::,-, o t h{e In, w ;
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troubles prove rapidly fatal. The only
harmless remedy that ploduices imme-
diate results is One Minute Cough Cure.
It is very pleasant to take and can be re-
lied upon to quickly cure coughs, colds
and all lung diseases. It will prevent
consumption. All dealers.
the price. '.id souu I was loping
through the snowdrifts in the direction
of the old inn. The snow whirled and
eddied over the stublble fields, the'
winds sa:l;1 p):st liy ea:trs. the tree.'
creaked, and Ite river flowed on, black
and sluggish. i was a dreary scene.
It was bitter cold, but I had no mind
for that. On. o I W\\ent. TTWo miles
were left in tl lgiinniing to breallie hard. Sometimes
thIe snow was up it i his knees. What
if the l ii mi 'll11 s 1 not l here? The
blood s:i. I: upo)in !ny" hlie.'. Once the
ljors,' strucli: a siio,.i ry pl;'e ai ad near
ly fell. lbu 1 (;iit hipi in tli e. !
a a\yvi. fi~n _' ;i. ;:'atl.-~ s trees. it
lookl d (lis. ;i:; ,in, !.u [. tthe vines li:i:t
and sera nvny. t In- '-u ,s I know to lbe
Ito Imore, ar:l t: : s:liirr.-l hai l.ft his
sumnier mhleo..i i' ;l i \v wiiii'tr ne'st inl
the fo'vst. A. \x\.i-V or o'y s\'wert over
mie as I s v : lthi;i st'it;lli of smokt e
windilln':" ;i-: ve (lihe ('himi0"oy. lne):(' ol-
was thirti'. (fit. ,n. Pr'-seiltly I flew
up ihek ro:!dw:vy. min:ni tool on thl
porch. It was S :thilhers. When I
polished doiwn tnmy collar. his jaw'drop-
ped. I flin 1 Tihe Ireinis to hlini.
"Wihere is tihe iinnkecper?" cried
with Imy t rst brent h.
"In the hall. lerr. iut"-
I .was Past hirn : ad gointi throughii
the rooms. Yes. think (ood, there lie
was. sitling ,,before the IiuIe fireplace.
whei'e tle l!s cr:ickledh and seethed.
his grizzlh lie-,ail suiik between hi.s
shoulders, lost in some dream. I tramp-
ed in noisily. He started out of his
dream and looked around.
"Gott!" lie cried. lie wiped his eyes
anjd looked again. "Is it a dream or is
it you?"
"Flesh and blood."' I cried. "Flesh
and blood!"
I closed the door and bolted it. He
followed my movements with a mix-
ture of astonishment autd curiosity in
his eyes.
"Now," I beg:?a. "what have you
done with the proofs which you took
from your wife-the proofs of the ex-
istence of a twin sister of the Princess
Hildegarde of Hohenphalia?"'

... ..

ed his shoulders and laced me. his lips
compressed and his jaws knotted. I
could see by his eyes that I must tight
for it.
"heIrr Winthrop has gone mad." said
She. "The .Princess Ilildegarde never
had a sister."
"You lie!" .My hands were at his
Sthiroat. 4
"' am an old man." he said.
I let my hands drop and stepped
"Thlat is better." he said. with a grim
smile. "Who told you this impossible
tale and what has brought you here?"'
"It is not impossible. The sister has
been found."
"Found!" I had him this time.
"Found!" he repeated. "Oh, this is not
"It is true. And tomorrow at noon
the woman you profess to love will be-
come the wife of the man she abhors.
Why? lkecause you-you refuse to
save her:"
"I? Hlow in God's name can I save
her?" the perspiration beginning to
stand out on his brow.
"flow? I will tell you how. Prince
Ernst i carries (Gretchen for her dowry
alone. If the woman I believe to be
her sister ca:n t.e proved so. the prince
will withdraw his claims to GU etchen's
hand. Do you understand? HIe will
not marry for half the revenues of
IIoheiplhilia. It is all or nothing.
Now. will you produce those proofs';
Will yol help ine"" The minuilte hand
of the clock was Imoving around with
deadly preci.Nioa.
"Are "youi lying to me?" 'he asked,
bri-athing hard.
"Ytnu fool. (can't yolu see that it mntcans
everything to Gretchen if you have
those proofs? She will be free, free!
Will you -e,'t those proofs, or shall you
go4!chihl live to curse yon?"
This was the most powerful weapon
I Iad yet used.
"Live to curse me?" he said, not
-s'ewiking to tne. but to the thought. lHe
,:tt .idon :;'ain and covered his face
with his hands. The minute which
Spas:sed seollled very long. He flung
I :way his hands from his eyes with a
inovetient whiiche expressed despair and
resignation. "Yes. I will get them.
It is years and years ago." lie mused
absently. "so long ago that I had
thought it gone and forgotten. But it
was not to be. I will get the proofs,"
turning to me as he left the chair.
"Watt here." Hle unbolted the door
and passed forth. It was a full con-
fession of the deception written by the
motlhr herself and witnessed by her
physician, the innkeeper and his wife.
Not even the king could contest its
genui neness.
"Where- is this Dr. Salzberg?"
The innkeeper leaned against the
side of the fireplace, staring into the.
"P. is deall" briefly.
"W}h :ts he?" '
rIli late hi'nllless" court physician.
Uh. hav'" no 1fea:-. hter-:. this new foulud
plinlK's.s of" yo rls will !-,'m into ;'-r
own." with a liiiter siitihi.
"Aind why hlave' you kept'siliit :tll
these years?" I1 a:sl:l.
"W\\I, '":" lie I ':le i: d lis a. tis. l lien let
thei 11faill dejectedly. "1 hlmed I lie Prin-
c- any should s !;are 1her greatness. 1 have
kept silent Iiee:n:s' I carried her in myi
arms till she eoulbi wlk, lven:t.iise her
tailtter urset'tl I r ant d refusedd to lhe-
li-ve her his own. betn'use she grew
'rotu'.l my h:liil't as ai vine grows
aroutid :a 'tgged oak. Anld the other ?
She was nothing to inte. I had never
M.,en her. Mly wife spirited her" away
when it was night and dark. I took the
DrtNfs-, of !h r e.xiste'n-e as a )punish-

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In a pretty litti enameled metal box
you have the means of keeping the
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Bad Drinking Water.-Ev'ery one suf-
fers greatly. from the differ, nt k:nds of
water he is compelled to drink. and
nothing is so likely to brin', on an at-
tack of diarrhea. Perry D):t-is' Pain-
Killer is the only safe. qu (k and i-ure
cure tor it, cramtp-. andl chito ra miorbti-.
Avoiid substitutes. there is I tit orn Paint-
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menli to Iny wife. vlwho, witliouIt 1tIheui.
would necve r dlhre to ret r.nri to tii
country ag1In. l'er r', 'ht trn sa i: lo:t l
you with ignominity arid conteuipt aiul
ridicule for something you are not to
blame. what de' you seek? l:evelnge.
The prince tried to crush this lonely
child of his. Itv was I who brought her
up. It was I who taught her to say her
prayers. It was 1 who made her what
she is t day, a noltr' woman. with a
soul as ,potiless as yonder snowdrift.
That wv:s m"y reve(uge."
"Who ;ire you'?" I cried. For thi-s iun-
keepr's,: yIeiti tand dlo l;ience see,;!
ed out of plate".
"Whoam 1?" The ,inlke which lit his
face wa wistful and .- man disavows me-the bar sinister. Ihn
the eyei of God, who is accountable for
our beivg, I am Gretchen's uncle, hr
father's brother."
"You?" I was astounded.
"Andt who knows of this?"
"The king. the priutee-and you."
I thinst a hand toward him. "You
are a uan."
"Walt. Swear to God that her high-
ness sLall never know."
"On my honor."
TheL lie accepted my clasp and look
ed str-ight into Mny eyes.
"An all this to you?"
"I lo'e her."
"Ant she?"
It Js mutual. Do you suppose she

would have put her life before mine if
not? She knew that the lieutenant
would have killed me."
"Ach! It never occurred to me in
that light. I understood it to be a
f "I:^^! hae tW';ill nn mnL-tn h*r hrnn

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J03 C. TUM B, Utor and Proprietor.


The new century was ushered in
Monday night with -great ceremony
in many instances. As if in condem-
nation of such proceedings, the
Heavens frowned, and the day
dawned dark and gloomy, torrents
of rain coming down at frequent in-
tervals. May we not hope, however,
that in this instance, a "bad begin-
ning" will -make "a good ending,"
and .hat the "bad begin ng',wiJL
not extend too far into the century.
The beginning of a new century,
through unnoticed by a great many of
us e cpt in light, half jesting con-
versation, is of more than passing
importance. It marks an epoch in
the history-not only of a nation,
but f mankind, wherever even the
daw. of civilization has ; appeared.
If t4 twentieth shall prove as fruit-
ful in the progress of the world as
the nineteenth century has been,
theri is no comprehending (at this
time' where we" will be, even at the
lirst quarter-mile post.
We may with certainty expect, how-
evert that within that short time our
own 'country-aye, our own section
of the State-will be honey-combed
with railroads, the greatest developers
of the present age, and free mail de-
livery systems established through-
out the country districts, and per-
baps telephones put into almost every
farmhouse. With thesemeans of
trasportation and quick communi-
cation, may we not indeed look for a
new era?

In ihe Senate of the United States,
on the 13th inst. that body had under
discussion what is now pretty gener-
_ally known as the "Ship subsidy
steal". The grand mogul of the
Republican party, Mark Hanna, had
the floor, and it seems that under the
taunts of Senators Bacon of Georgia,
and that world-renowned debator,.
Senator Vest, the subject had waxed

somewhat warm. In closing his re-
,msrkt, Senator Hanna made use of
the following language:
."-* "If you bring it'4own to a ques"
lion of dollars and cents as weighing
against the higher considerations,
wheitthose conditions come upon us
as a iquence of war, and we are
aske4 what would we not give had
we a-nerchant marine, being a neu.
tral pFwer, to go on with the export
of our products and not suffer the
consequences of the war, would we
stop to consider the whole amount
of the subsidy, $9,000,000, multiplied
by thb twenty years of the exist-
ence of this contract, as a price to
be ]jid in cash to remove such con-
'ditiotis as would bring ruin upon
us for at least a while?
"Ob, no, Mr. President, in making
my appeal to the American people
for this great industry, I want to put
it upon higher grounds than that of
dollars and cents. I want to put it
upon lhe broad ground of a connect-
ing li.k between the producer and
conuiwer, as an adjunct to our
further growth and prosperity, which
it is written must continue in the na-
ture (of things because of the condi-
tions which control us and our future
-conditions which rise above the
speculative question whether one
man will get a little more benefit than
another, conditions which appeal
even -to our benevolence in the re-
sponsibilities that we owe to the
working people of this country.
"As to thu popularity or the un-
popularity of this measure, I stand
here today in the presence of the
whole'American people and claim
that this kind of legislation is in-
spired ly the best sentiment .and the
wisest experience of those best qual-
ified tq judge its merits. I am stand-
ing hire as the exponent of that
principle, and I claim for every line
in the bill thatit is in the interest of
the whole people of the United
States, and particularly of those who
must look to higher and more expit-
eMced authority to conduct the
public affairs of our government in
L..- .,me TLTnon that-b hasia

show the net profits that would come
to the American line of steamersas a
result of this subsidy. I believe he
placed them at $304,000 per annum
per ship."-
Mr. Clay-"I desire to state that
I did not say the net profits to those
ships would be $304,000 a year. I
said that the gross subsidy would be
$304,000 a year,"
Mr. Vest-"I understand the Sen-
ator from Ohio to challenge the cor-
rectness of the estimate made by the
Senator from Georgia."
Mr. Hanna-"I did."
Mr. Vest-"I wish to know what
the Senator thinks the American In-
ternational Company, with the ships
they now have a!d the four ships
they are* building abroad, which, of
course, would come in for a portion of
the subsidy-50 per cent. of it-
would receive per year for the twenty
years, and how much in the aggregate
for the whole twenty years."
Mr. Ilanna-"I took a quotation,
if I quoted it correctly, from the Sen-
ator from Georgia. He designated
the steamer St. Louis, and said it
would receive $304,000. Am I
Mr. Clay--"Three hundred and
four thousand two hundred and
ninety dollars.
Mr. Hanna-"And I made inquiry
as to how he obtained those figures:
A ship, as I said, only earns the sub-
sidy while she is sailing, and eleven
trips is the maximum, in my judg-
ment, that can be obtained by
steamers of. that class, taking into
account all the things which they
have to meet in the course of a year,
and the calculation that I have made
upon the basis of eleven trips shows
that such a steamer could not earn
within twenty. or twenty five thou-
sand dollars of as much as the Sena-
tor from Geo gia sated."
Mr. Clay--"I desire to call the
Senator's attention to the hearings
before the Committee on Commerce,
page 75, where there is a table pre-
pared by Mr. Clyde himself, who
testified before the committee in
favor of this measure. lie is a gen-
tleman who knows all about ships.
We all know that. He puts the
exact amount at $304,290. That
will be found on page 75 of the
hearing before the Committee on
Mr. Hanna--"I am not using Mr.
Clyde's figures. I a using my
Mr. *Vest-"If the Senator has not
already examined upon this point,
in their report of the Commissioner
of Navigation, Mr. Chamberlain, for
1900, he will find that he states the
amount earned during the year by
the St. Paul at $304,290."
Mr. Ilanna-"Do I undei stand the
Senator to say havingg earned' or
'that it would probably earn?'"
Mr. Vest-"That they had re-
ceived from the subsidy."
Mr. Hllanna-"Under the new bill?"
Mr. Vest-"Under the new bill.
That is Mr. Chamberlain's own
statement, and he is the most fav-
orable witness who can. be found in
this country."
Mr. Hanna-"Well, Mr. Presi-
dent, the way of arriving at those
figures either by Mr. Clyde or Mr.
Chamberlain or myself- "
Mr. Clay-"I desire to ask the
Senator is it not true that the Com-
missioner of Navigation in his report
corresponds with the statement made

by Mr. Clyde before the committee in
regard to the amount to be received
by this bill?"
Mr. lHanna-"I am not discussing
that or disputing it. I am giving you
the figures that I have made as a re-
result of my calculalions."
If there had been good reasons
for putting the "appeal" upon &-higher
grounds than dollars and cents," does
Sany one suppose the astute Senator
from Ohio would have dodged the
actual question of cost so long and
adroitly, with two such men as&
Clay and Vest after him?
Not much. IHe would not only have
admitted it, but would have been
willing to foot up the twentieth year
price per ship-six million, eighty-
four thousand and eight hundred
dollars-and passed on to the right-
ous appeal. It is truly wonderful
how sanctimonious these govern-
ment robbers, who steal by the mil-
Ions, become after an election such
as the last one.
Besides the Gainvesville Sun's
B holiday edition, which has already
' been noticed in these columns, we

Most Florida Democrats will, we
believe, rejoice at the success of
Senator Quay in organizing both
branches of the Pennsylvania Legis-
lature and securing the unanimous
nomination of the Republican party
for his old place in the United States
Senate. Mr. Quay is frequently re-
ferred to as the "third Senator from
Florida," and a pretty good Florida
representative he makes, too.
According to a recent Associated
Press dispatch, the government of
the United States has offered Den-
mark $3,240,000 for the Danish West
Indies. These little islands, says the
Times-Union and Citizen, have an
area of only 118 square miles and a
population of 33,763. Both branches
of Congress will have to consent to
the trade before it is finally made.
Editor Fred L. Robertson, of the
Brooksville News-Register, an-
nounces that he will be a candidate
for re-election as Bill Clerk of the
Senate. He has held that position
ever since it was created, without
opposition, and has the reputation of
performing its difficult duties in the
most acceptable manner.

MissM. Ftta Hancock. Archer. Fla.,
Prof. W. F. King, Bronson, Fla.
This department is intended to be a permanent
feature and will apear in future issues, with pei-
iaps only occasional lapses on account of lack of
space or failure to receive copy in time for publi-
cation. -Publisher.

That the subject of education, in
its broad sense, is the most impor-
tant that has ever received the atten-
tion of thoughtful minds, will hardly
be questioned. It has been well said,
that the wealth of a state consists in
the virtue of its citizens. Whether
or not the forces effecting the char-
acter of the young, are resulting mn
their moral elevation, as a whole, is
at least to be questioned. Are the
youpg men of today, as a result of
their home, school, and street train-
ing, an improvement upon their
parent? While some indications
point to a better state of things, there
are many conditions, not existing
fifty years ago, that deserve the earn-
est consideration of the philanthro-
pist. Laxity of home and school
discipline, the increase of Sabbath
desecration, the non-attendance of
our young men at church, the in-
creasing prevalence of certain evil
habits, and the congestion of popu-
lation in our cities, are a few of these
conditions. Parents, preachers, and
teachers, jointly, are directly re-
sponsible in the matter. It has
long been a source of regret to
us, that between these classes
there has not been a closer bond of
sympathy and co-operation.
Realizing the power and influence
of the press, we have asked a num-
ber of the editors of your State pa-
pers for the privilege of conducting
an educational column in their pa-
pers, all articles to appear simulta-
neously in each. Some of the edi-
tors applied to have been exceed-
ingly cautious, one of them commit-
ting himself no farther than agreeing
to publish the article from our con-
tributor for seven cents a line, p ay-
able in advance! A few kindly
promised us space when the election
should be over, and six granted our
request at once, several of them add-
ing their hearty endorsement of the
The responses from many of our
leading educators to our request for

e m 91.

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kidney trouble.
Kidney trouble-causes quick or unsteady
heart beats, and makes one feel as though
they had heart trouble, because the heart is
over-working in ptimping thick, kidney-
poisoned blood through veins and arteries.
It used to be considered that only urinary
troubles were to be traced to the kidneys,
but now modern science proves that nearly
all constitutional diseases have their begin-
ning in kidney trouble.
If you are sick you can make no mistake
by first doctoring your kidneys. The mild
and the extraordinary effect of Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-Root the great kidney remedy is
soon realized It stands the highest for its
wonderful cues ofthe most distressing cases
and is sold on its merits f.y .
by all druggists in fifty-
cent and one-lollar siz-
es. You may have a
sample bottle:by mail Home or ta-mpfOOL.
free, also pamphlet telling you how to find
out if you haC' kidney or bladder trouble.
Mention this oaper when writing Dr. KJmer
& Co., Bingl umton. N. Y.

contributions have been all tha
could desire. We shall be gla
receive pointed, practical
from any otne interested in the
fare of the!young on any pha
the subject. You need not wai
time to write a lengthy article. 4
more you say the less people wi
Articles will generally be
containing Jless than five hun
words. It js perhaps unnecessa
say that ouj- part of the work wi
done without remuneration, ani
the hurried Interval of pressing dIi
The following papers have gra
us space and we hope soon to ex
the list: The Levy County Tii
Democrat, Gainesville News, St
Telegraph, Citrus County Chron
Contributions for this depart
should be sent to Miss M.
Hancock, Archer, Fla., or W.
King, Bronson, Fia.

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Pointed Paragrapls.
The following paragraphs are se-
lected from Reports of Class Room
Talks by Prof. T. F. McBeath at the
Gainesville Normal of 1892, his irst
work in this State:
All imitation is slavery.
A school without songs is a school
without memories.
Honesty does not keep ignorace
from blundering.
No one can be ar true tea0 er
without being a Christian.
It is the business of education to
make men Christlike.
Intellectual qualifications are, of
little consequence compared with
moral qualifications.
Cultivate your voice; I never k+ew
a kind, unselfish man with a harsh
Every man is in duty bound to
take the work that will enable him
to do more for God and humanity~
Do good and happiness will co ne
to you, as sure as sunlight co es
from the sun.
Freedom is the basis of all intel-
lectual activity.
The less we know the more frely
we talk.
If we would'be. pioneers we must
be willing to go alone.
If we stop and stand still we shall
be run over by the great army of
Teachers present the ideas wl ich
are to predominate in the next gen-
e ration.
True happiness comeA from doing
good; to look directly for it isi to
miss it.
Your labor will be rewarded. Down.
the ages the waves of good influence
will reach on and on till they beat
on the shores of eternity.
A meeting of the King's Daughter.s at
Mrs B. C. L-wis' at 3:30 p. m F.riay,
January 4. 1900.
A WoAMatPl Dtsavery.
The last quarter of a century records
many wonderful discoveries in medicine,
but fone that have aeecomplished more for
humanity than that sterling old household
remedy, Browns' Iron Bitters. It wees to
contain the very elements of good health,
and neither man, woman or child cas take
it without deriving the greatest benefit.
Brow'a Iro Bittesn sold by all deals

Save Your Eyes.
Dr. Nye, the Eye Expert of New York
City, who is now operating at the Leon
Hotel since the past three weeks with
great success, will remain in Tallahassee
'till after the imnaumuation.
He has been coming to Tallahame for
the mat twe'nt-five v- r m and it alwawaB

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North and East. Editors S, B.o Over-Work Weakens
and Joel A. Dean are to be congra. Your Kidne .
ulated upon their enterprise and healthy Kirdys Make Impure 4 .oi.
good work. |
Following close upon this in the All the blood in your body passes ugh
yFollowing close upon this in the our kidneys once every three minutes
line. of' excellence in all respects The kidneys are your
above named is the West IHillsbor- ter out the wpurifrs, fil-or
ough Press. How Editor Leroy impurities in the od.
If they are sick out
Brandoir can afford such a publica- of order, they fail o do
tion over on the West Coast is a ,r their work. o
IPains, achesandrheu-
mystery to the average Florida matism come from ex-
weekly newspaper man. cess of uric acid in the
Blood, due to neglected


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Household Medicind
Cures Neuralgic, Rheumatic, Nervous or Spasmodic Pains,
Toothache, Headache, Backache, Sprains, Bruises, Lame-
ness, Cramp Colic, Diarrhoea, Dysentery, Stings of Insects,
Swellings of all Kinds, Stiff Neck, 'Soreness, Sore Throat,
Sick Stomach or Sea Sickness. In cases of Bad Coughs,
Colds or Pnuemonia, it affords



NTo :Pay.



Billiousness, Constipation, HIeartburn, Indigestion, Il[ea(:;l he, and a
Ailments resulting from a Disordered Liver, such as Iloss of
Appetite, Despondency, Blues, Weakness, Tired Feeling
and Inactivity of the Mind.

It stimulates and purifies the Blood.

Japanese Eye Water
Cures Sore or Inflamed Eyes, Granulated Eye Lids, and is soothing 3
strengthening to Weak Eyes.


Cure, No Pay.

Never pains the-eye to use it, but is guaranteed to cure
sore eyes quicker than any other remedy ever nied.


To Horse Owners and Stock Deolers.

If you own mules or horses, you should by all means keep rt

Walker's Dead Shot. ColicICU
It is guaranteed to relieve any case of colic in mules or hora.l
ten minutes. It is the world's great specific for colic. It can be w
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k Tickets will be for sale at Dr_.---
Store. Thomas City. an4 at the tra
minutes before leaving.,
For information as to freight or ezxpl..
to Dr. Lewis, agent, or Calp Thb'
tor at train.
Hack will meet train at Bell Air ci
returning leave Tallahasswe in time to
for Thomas City. -
R. L. lemETTrr, Geieral Mif
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FIELD'S Fel nneD
desired M u mt b
lo th daind. 8xut
certificate o
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the century and is re*dy tor deliver
h.andmely But for0-the noble ems
i Illustrated rion of khe world'g gy.^
by 32 of the artist, this ookc
world's hiavre bn man rfh-
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Has [low o(ijieiisl a ('t ( asso4rtment of
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The manufacturers of Royal

Baking Powder have always declined'

to produce a cheap baking powder

at the sacrifice of quality.

The Royal is made from the

mbst highly refined and wholesome

ingredients, and is the embodiment

of all the excellence possible to be

attained in the highest class baking


Royal Baking Powder costs only

fair price, and is


at its

-ice than any similar article.

Samples of mixtures made in imitation of baking
powders, but containing alum, are frequently dis-
tributed from door to door, or given away in
grocery stores. Such mixtures are dangerous
to use. in food, and in many cities their sale is
prohibited by law. Alum is a corrosive poison, and
all physicians condemn baking powders containing it.


- The Don Dr. A. Shine.
Mines Mmie and Willie Johnson left
eMW ay of last week for Quincy.
MiEs A McQueen is visiting Mrs.
F. n of lamonia.
Aferme cKin'aon weat to his Mari-
the holday&s.
B. I ehas been recommis-
Limtenant of the Jackson-
Ugh try.f
You know that Foley's Honey
Tar i absolutely the best for all
dmes Iq throat and lungs. Deal-
em ae u to guarantee it to give
action Wight & Bro.
Mr. J a Ooak, Jr.,of St. Louis, spent
qit~ with his father's family at
t6 old I place near town.
Mr R. &L Gy. a cadet in the South fiitary Institute at Bartow.
wtaSho spend Christmas.
Tax H. T. Felkel has re-
ed a visit to his home., at Mic-
. Save d tore' bills by giving Foley's a Tar to infants and children
itiae prevent pneumonia or croup,
hich fatal /so many thousands of
h l. ight 4; Bro.
Judge forge P. Raney made a busi-
"strip Jackonville last week.
Govertir Bloxham lait Tuesday ap-
?roed t4e new bond of State Treasurer
,'e"B Whitfield for $150,000. and it
7w8 filedwith the Sa cretary cf State.
Mr. Wm. L. Pitts, of Birmingham,
.Ala., connected with tl e United States
Wei' a' Revenue Department, is in the
ct on cial b uness.
itr bled with a weak digestion,
teinai sour stomach. or if you feel
4d at r. eating, t y Chamerlain's
Me nac and Liver Tailets. Price, 25
"te. amples free at Wight & Bro.'s

Rev. r. Claridy has been returned to
Ui w at Carrabelle by the General
Ciui e, which pleases his many
t that place.
r.d Mrs. B. H. Loga of Cbatta-
SI a ents of Mr. J. J. Logan, super-
red t of the Tallahataee Cotton Oil
Py, are spending the boldiday
With their son at the Leon. Mr.
greatly surprisee4 at, and much
with the Tallahamee country.
ee st soothing,. healing and anti-
ppitcation ever devised is De-
tWitch Hazel Salve. It relieves
S'and cures piles, sores, ecaema
die Beware of imitations.

Aga im Tniialmmee.

Dr. W. E. Lewis, Dentist. Phone No.
68. 48-10t
Mr. H. C Clifford and wife, of Chi.
cago, were among last week's arrivals.
Miss B. C. Tabor, of New York City
is a~crant winter visitor to Tallahassee'
SMi Cairie -Edwards is spending the
Iholuy eawi oltb friends at Lloyde.
The best that money can buy should
be your aim in choosing a med icine, and
this is Hood's Sarsaparilla. It cures
when others fail.
Miss Irene Herring, a student at Mas-
sey's Busine-s College, Jacksonville,
came home for Christmas week.
Mrs. Alex. Jacobs and two daughter
have returne-d from a month's visit to
Mr. T. N. Curd, of Riehmond, Va.,
who arrived Sunday to attend the fun-
eial of Hon. L. B. Wombwell, returned
home the n-xt day.
Such little pills as DeWitt's Little
Early Risers are very easily taken, and
they are wonderfully effective in
cleansing the liver and bowels. AUll
Mrs. W. D. Barnes left last week for
Jacksonville, where she will visit her
son, W. D. Barnes, Jr.
Messrs. E. S. Cassidey and C. E. Cas-
sidey and wife, of Atlanta. were here
Thursday last, en route to St. Marks.
Hon. R. F. Rogers State inspector of
the convict camps, w: s in the city on
Monday attending to oftieial business.
/ To Cure a Cough
stop coughing, as it irritates the lungs,
and gives them no chance to heal. Fo-
ley's Honey and Tar cures without caus-
ing a strain in throwing off the phlegm
like common cough expectorants. Wight
& BrO.

"The Proper Place"
To buy your Drugs is whe-e everything
is fresh. Whei e health :is cot c erned,
cheap drugs or old dead drugs are dear
at any price.
We hav e no old dead stock to push off.
we buy the beat goods money can buy and
sell them as cheap as is consistent with
the quality of the goods.
In this city one can drink cold soda all
the year, we have it drwa from our new
ooE.-Ye we have them, too, books
that are sold elsewhere in town at 10, S0,
95 and 50 cents, we are selling at only 5
cents each. A k t of 5 cents booklets go-
ing fast at 2 for 5cenm.
Soapa.-We have a large assortment at
for 5 entsup. Our line of Soape in-
clude both I orted and Doumeti&
tiomlaandaadlsh-A lar e asmart-

is visiting hr friend. MU cIuu Miller.,
Mrs. W. M. Mclnthosh, Jr., went on a
visit to friends in Atapulgus, Ga., last
Mr. Marion Donk, a post-graduate
student at Harvard. came h'jme to spend
Christmas with relatives.
Quality and not quantity makes De-
Witt's Little Early Risers such valuable
little liver pills. All dealers.
Miss Margaret Randolph has been vis-
iting her sister. Mrs. T. M. Dozier, of
Jacksonville, during the holidays.
Mr. Alonzo Rozear and family left
the past week for Houston, Texas, where
they will make their future home.
Mrs. J. C. Kemper left during last
week to visit her -daughter, Mrs. Frank
E. Bruen, of Tampa.
Chapped hands, cracked lips and
roughness of the skin cared quickly by
Banner salve, the most healing ointment
in the world. Wight & Bro.
First Lieutenant W. A. Jones, of the
Jacksonville Rifles, has tendered his res-
ignat oa .o Adjutant-General Hous-
The January term of the Supreme
Court will open at Tallahasaee on Tues-
day, January 8. 1901.
Hon. John L. Crawford, Secretary of
State, went down tb his old home at
Crawfordville on Sunday, but returned
the next day.
Mr. and Mrs. Cha les Cay returned
home on Tuesday from a short wedding
trip. The TAT.T.ArASRsXAN wishes them
a happy New Year with the hope that it
continues throughout their future mar-
ried life.
Cut this out and take it to Wight &
Bro.'s drug store a2d get a fne san p e
of Chaml e-lain's Stom:ei and Liver
Tablets, the be st physic. thev al: o curA
a disoidera of tl e stomach, bil, u .n s aiard
A fine girl was born to Mr. and Mrs.
G. D. Fleming, of Watertown, Fla., on
New Year's Day. Mr. Fleming is a na-
tive of Taliabassee. and is now agent for
the seaboard Air Line at Waterown.
Miss Fannie Ball has gone to Tampa
I where she will spend the remainder of
I the winter with her brother, Mr. C. E.
h Ball. a former citizen of this city, but
now a prumnine.t, merchant of that city.
Mr. John Sanders of Wakulla county
and Miss Abbie Taylor of McIntyre were
married t Carrabelle Tnursday morning
by: Rev. Mr. Clarity of the Methodist

Notice is hereby given h at a meeting
(f the stockhold, r, of t ,e Capital City
Bank wiil be held in Tallnassee Tuesday.
January 14, 1901.
GEO. W. SAXON. President.
The merited reputation for curing
piles, sores and skmi diseases acquired
by DeWitt'f Witch Hazel Salve, has led
to the making of worthless counterfeits.
Be sure to get only DeWitt's Salve. All
The Legislature should pass a law for-
bidding the selling or the firing of can-
non "firecrackers" in the State. They
are loaded with gun cotton and dyna-
rmite and are exceedingly dangerous for
even the most cautious to handle and an
accident may mean a loes of the fingers
or a hand. They are too unsafe to be
used and as weasaid.hould be prohibited
by statute. *
rerjois who suffer from indigestion
cannot expect to live long, because they
cannot eat the food required to nourish
the body and the products of the un-
digested foods they do eat poison the
blood. It is important to cure indiges-
tion as soon as possible, and the best
method of doing this is to use the prep-
aration known as Kodol Dyspepsia Cure.
It digebts what you eat and restores all
the digestive organs to perfect health.
All dealers.
Mr. and Mrs. C; H. Dickinson and,
Fran isErpps, Jr., of Madison. came to
the Capital on Thursday. Mr. Dickinson
will be private secretary to G wernor
Jennings. For the present they are loca-
ted at the St. James Hotel, but will oc-
cupy the Spiller house on Call street.
Dr. R. P. Hudson, the noted occulist
and eye specialist, of Nashville, who has
been coming to Tallahassee for several
years, is back again this week, ready to
serve the public.
We are selling Stationery at cost-go-
ing out of the business.
AlI goods to be closed out
at cost at Boxhorn's Bar
gain House.
We are selling Stationery at cost-go-
ing out of the business.
Closing out sale at cost,
at Boxhorn's Bargain House.
To Cure Constipatin Forever.
Take Cascarets Candy Cathartic. 10c
or 25c. If C. C. C. fail to cure, drug-
gists refund noney.
Don't forget the closing
out sale at cost, at Box
horn'S Bargain House.
Educate Your Bowels With Cascarets
Candy Cathartic, cure constipation
forever. lOc. 25c. If C. C. C. fail.
druggists refund money.
Cheap for cash at T. ,T. Roberts', on
Adams street, corn, oats, hay,. bran,
cooked cow feed. flour in barrel and half
barrels. Besides this you will always
find a choice line of groceries, cheap.
M. T. Jomer's headquarters for Sin-
ger Sewing Machine supplies has been
soved to Mima Gerard's store. Call or
send there for what you want. 31-tf

_lt.he Eye "Spdcsmt,
st lt in Tallahammee
t his office in the
Leon Hotel. Owing
to the inclemency of
.. the weather be has
determined to remain over the Inau-
uration. All those who desire to have
their eyes examined and fitted with his
celebrated Crystal Glasses would do well
to call before the rush comes. Dr. Nye
Wishes to call attention to the fact that
he does not establish agencies nor em
ploy any outsiders, who 'often use his
name to their own interest. Office hours
from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m.
Very respectfully,
S. B. NYE4 Leon Hotel.
We are selling Stationery at cost-go-
ing out of the business.
Lest or Stol"n,
- On the streets of TPJ)*ssee last Fri-
day night, my six monhs old pointer
puppy-white with one lemon ear and
spot in forehead, leathe- collar, metal
bound with pad lock. Will pay suitable
reward for his return to me.

t'We are selling Station
ing out of the business.
WANTED-I will give
pigeons delivered in ".
take as many as you br
Oldenberg, Adams'stab.

ery at cost-go-
$15 for 100 live
'allahassee, and
ag. Deliver Mr.

Save eyes and money by seeing Dr.
Hudson, with Tallahasee Drug Co.
All kinds Agricultural Implements at
On account of removal, we
offme our entire stock at
cost. Boxhomrn's Bargain
The best line of Gent's and:Ladies' Un-
dershirts in the city for the prices, at
Ball, Demilly & Co.'s.
To THE DKAF.-A rinh lady, cured of
her Deafness and Noises in the Head by
Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear Drums,
gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf
people unable to proc4re the Ear Drums
may have them free. Address No. 1174,
The Institute, 780 Eighth Avenue, New


W is never so complete
as now .

The Tallahassee Drug Co.
To the Deaf.
A lady. cured of her deafneai and
noises in the head by Dr. Nicholson's
Artificial Ear Drums, gave $10.000 to his
Institut-, so that deaf people unable to
procur- the Ear DrumQ ma% have them
tree. Addreaa No. 1296 The Nicholson
Institute, 780 Eighth Avenue. New
York. 14.-y

Huyler's Candies
at Schrader's, al-
ways fresh.

0 Seed Oats.
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THE wmMiLY .TA-t

WD.AY, JANUARY 3, 1901.


*Cop"ight, 1900 .::.'
By HlMacGath.

Mattlingly' explicit. It is a delleatr
--tter to profess one's regard for, a
INMan before total strangers. It is
lot impossible that she would have
410e the same thing in your place.
wer regard for you"-
I interrupted him with a menacing
emMture. "I am extremely irritable," I
id. "I should regret to lose control
tC myself in a place like this."
"To be sure!" he said. "This is Eng-
land, where they knock one another
"We do not murder on this side of
the channel," I retorted.
."That is unkind. Your friend was a
very good shot," with a significant
'glance at his useless arm. "But for
my arm aid his nerves.-which were
not of the best order, I had not lived to
peak to you tonight." -
"So much the worse for the world."
Maid I. "Your questions?"
"Ah, who was that remarkably beau-
tlful woman under your distinguished
enre Thursday evening?"
"I see that our conversation is to be
of the shortest duration. Who she was
Is none of your business." rudely. I
Unfolded my paper and began reading.
"Perhaps, after all," not the least
'perturbed by my insolence, "it were
best to state on paper what I have to
may. I can readily appreciate that the
encounter is disagreeable. To meet
one who" has made a thing impossible
to you sets the nerves on edge." He
caught up his opera hat, his cane and
gloves. He raised the lapel of his coat
and sniffed at the orchid in the button-
Some occult force bade me say.
'Why do you wish to know who she
He sat down again. "I shall be
pleased to explain. That I mistook her
for another who I supposed was on
the other side of the channel was a
natural mistake, as you will agree. Is
It not strange that I should mistake
another to be the woman who is so
soon to be my wife? Is there not
something behind this remarkable, un-
sual likeness? Since when are two
surpassingly beautiful women, born in
different lands, of different parents,
the exact likeness of each other?"
Now, as this was a thing which had
occupied my mind more than once I
immediately put aside the personal af-
fair. That could wait. I threw my
paper on to the table.
"Do you know, sir." said I, "that
thought echoes my own'?'
"Let us for the moment put our-
selves into the background." said the
prince. "What do you know about her
serene highness the Princess Hilde-
garde, her history?'
"Very little. Proceed."
"But tell me what you know."
"I know that her father was driven
to a gambler's grave and that her
mother died of a broken heart and
that the man who caused all this
wishes to break tlie heart of 1he
aughter too."
"Scandal. all scandal," said the
prince. "Who ever heard of a broken
heart outside of a romantic novel? I
ee that the innkeeper has been hold-
lng your ear. Ah, that innkeeper; that
Innkeeper! Certainly some day there
Will come a reckoning."
"Yes, indeed." said I. "Beware of
"It was 2f years ago." said the
prince. ,"It is beyond the recall. P.ut
let me proceed. Not many y3ars ago
there was a prince, a very bad fel-
"Most of them are."
"Hie married a -womnan too good for
him," went on tlhe prince. :1s though
ne had not he:ird.
'*Ano her is :;lo : t to 0o likewise."
"There WaS stome' s.anddal. When
the princess was born. her father re-
fused to believeI hT t; he his child.
NQw. it "UiP!e to pji.-'. ;is they say in
the Biih,: wlhi:"- i :ssure. you is a very

Interesting ai:1. lii;il there were
vague ri'n: ,:-s i; .:;.;,,(-.I:; '!y a after the
birth of I"rl'i,.c.-S ,'_.rd'!oh, that an-
other child h:::, l ,-i i .:'i."
"Whal!'" I v.'as h:.if out of my chair.
"Anotiher child?""
"Another child. The ;'ict that the
prince swore that when children came
he would u:!ke theul co-unterparts of
their kind and loving father lent color
to the rumor that the princess had had
one spirited away to escape this
threatened contamination. And one of
the nurses was missing. Whither had
she gone remained a. mystery and Is
still a mystery, for she never has re-
turned. Did she spirit away the other
child, the other girl? I say girl ad-
visedly. If there had been a son. the
mother would have retained him. Two
years after this interesting episode the
princess died. and dying,. confessed the
deception. But the curious thing Is no-
body -J~lieved her. Her mind was not
mrnnrm and it was thought to be a hal-

the ha
are two
eyes w
know a
with si
Is a pri




























kr and the eyes. senqmi, nere
v women but for their hair and
rere one. Tell me what you
if the other." He bent forward
tbbdued eagerness.
'"ou think It possible?'I I cried
only possible, but probable. She
ocess: at least, she should be."
.I told him what I knew about

America! Born in America! It can-
t be.' He was battled., t
I ve known her for eight years,"
d I "She was born in America as
tai ly as I was."
'Bu this likeness? This rumor of
)th daughter? Ah, there is some-
ng eire 1 do not understand. And
s cle of hers, this Wentworth.
1o he?"
A tired banker, very wealthy and
pr eut with the American ministry
yo own capital."
To im we must go, then.". lie rose
1 alked the length of the room,
)i d a moment at the tchess table iu
)ruer, then resumed his chair.
oU tire wondering, no dqout, what it
to ie, aIll this?"
1 Unfess you have read my mindI
*re tly."
'T 'u listen. I am na prince without
pr icipality- a prince by courtesyy.
' *other ruling the principality of
art imborg. Thus being without a
nc ality, I am necessarily without
e i-es. I must replenish iny very
v xche4luer by a marriage--a mar-
g not so distasteful as it might be."
i et my darkening eyes with seren-
. 'Since Thursday night I have not
en o certain of my wife's dowry. If
er are two princesses.- twins, they
ais govern iointlv. or one may abdi-

The liother's Favorite.
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It is intended especially for
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3g, and is the best medicine made for
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Mt ins no op um or other injurious
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t in favor of the other. Her serene
g ess the Princess Hildegarde is
e me who will be most likely to re-
q ish her claims to HIohenphalia. If
u friend is proved to be her sister"-
troked the orchid reflectively.
ell?" I (-riod. my pulse quickening.
shall withdraw miy claim to the
of the Princess Ilildegarde. I do
t care to rule half a principality or-
a e half its revenues. There ar-
t r things left than that. It is my
Slhowev(er, that no proofs can he
1 andi that your banker-diploma-
will slhwv conclusively th-at his
Se was hurn in Amer-ica. Until this
'tion is definitely settled my for-
Ss shall not undergo any risks.
s is what I wanted to say to you,
I wanted to know who your friend
i. Will you help me to get at the
om of things? We are both con-
ed. The result will mean all or
ing to you and me. Ah. believe
but you are a favored mortal. The
ndship of the one and the love of
other! No, do not look angry. With
my InA.. it cannot be said that I
frankness and truthfulness. You
the Princess Hildegarde. I offer
an equal chance to win her. Is
that remarkably good nature? Till
Saffair is settled my marriage is
tpoiied. Now, to our personal af-
r You cannot blame me if I give
all my honest hatred. I am at
ir service after, of course, the re-
'(tive positions of the princesses are
uired. 1 should take more pleasure
shooting you or running a sword
ough your body than I took in the
air with your friend. His courage
s truly admirable. I had nothing
ainst him. But you have grievous-
wounded my self love. We forgive
wrongs nut that. I warn you that
e affair will not be conducted after
e French mode. You have perhaps a
rtnight in which to improve your
marksmanship. The matter which
tall carry us abroad will conclude
within that time. I shoot and fence
ith mny left hand as well as I did
ith my right."
"I shall be only too happy to meet
u," I replied. "I prefer the pistol,
mere is less exertion, and it is quick-


Du shall have every advantage,"
the prince. "You will have that
rve your arm which I shall not
-a woman's love." With a bow
h was not without a certain dig-
and grace he walked from the

rllis a princess! Gretchen free!
t for my coat and hat and went
I forgot all about my appoint-

are you goin?" for shlie had risen., dors a princess too!"
"I'll he back in a moment." sihe said "It does, truly. Herein lies the evil
as she left the room. When she retura- of loving above one's station. In our
ed, slhe put out her hand. Ou the palm country love is like all things-free to
lay two bright Aimerivan dimes., obtain. We are in a country which is
"What's this?" I asked. not free. Here those who appear to
"The (:hige." have the greatest liberty have the
"Very good!" laughed Pembroke. least."
I said nothing. but took out my wal- "And she knows nothing about it?"
let. In opening it to put in the dimes "Nothing."
something fell to the floor. It was "Why tell her?" he asked, fearful of
,Gretchen's rose. his own love affair now.
"What is that?" asked Phyllis, as I 'It is a duty. Some day she might
stooped to pick it up. learn too late. This afternoon I shall
"It is the end of a story," I answer- visit the chancellor and place the mat-
ed. I busied myself with the fire till ter before him and ask his assistance.
the poker grew too hot. He must aid me to find the proofs."
"How many romances commonplace Pembroke began kicking the snow
wallets contain!" said Pembroke sen- with his toes.
tentiously. "I wish you had not told me, Jack."
"I have two in mine," said I. "It is for the best. You and I are
Pembroke looked at Phyllis, but the in the same boat. We ride or sink to-
fire seemed to be claiming her atten- gether.'
tion. Then he looked at me. but I was At luncheon his mind was absent.
gazing at Phyllis. He was in a puzzle. and he ate but little, and I ate less.
"'Do you know, Miss Landors." he than he. It was going to be very hard
said, "that I never dreamed to meet for me to meet Gretchen.!
you again when I saw you in Vienna *
last year?" The chancellor waved his hand to-
"Vienna?" said she. "I have never ward a chair. We were very good
been to Vienna." friends.
I suddenly brought down my heel on "What is It now?" he asked, smiling.
Pembroke's toes. "I dare not stir up the antagonists
"Ah, a curious mistake on my part. against the government to give you a
I suppose the ball at the ministry to- story, and, aside from the antagonists,
night will be your first on the conti- it is dull."
nent?" "1 will find the story in the present
I gazed admiringly at him. He had .instance," said 1. And in the fewest
words possible I laid before hi-m the
Sr-h" -s -,.: :. *i-j object of my visit.

**-.... i* .
&**.*& ** '

Inek. Before 1 was aware or 5yB. cot even looked at ue. e. was cr. ,
tlastion I stood fumbling the key In tainly clever.
the door of my apartment. I wanted "Yes." said Phyllis, "and already I
my pipe. At 11 by the clock Pembroke believe I am going to have what they
came in. cal stage fright. though I cannot un-
"Hang your apologies!" he said. derstand why I should feel that way."
"Possibly it's a premonition," said
CHAPTER XVIII. I absently.
"Phyllis," said 1, "do you remember "And of what?" asked Phyllis.
the day we first met?" "How should I know?" said I mys-
We were in the morning room of the seriously.
Wentworth mansion at B--. Phyllis, "What in the world is going on?"
Pembroke and I sat before the warm she demanded. "You step on Mr.
grate, while Mrs. Wentworth and Eth- Pembroke's toes. you prophesy and
el stood by one of the windows com- then you grow mysterious."
paring some shades of ribbon. My My glance and Pembroke's met. tie
presence at B-- was due to a wire I burst out laughing. A possible contre-
had sent to New York. which Informed temps was averted by the approach of
headquarters that I- was on the track Mrs. Wentworth, who asked us to have
of a great sensation. The return wire a cup of chocolate before we went out
had said. "Keep on it." Into the chill air. Finally we rose to
"When first we met?" echoed Phyl- make our departure. While Pembroke
lis. "Why. it was at Block Island." was bidding Ethel a good morning.
"Oh," said I. "I do not refer to the Phyllis spoke to me.
time when you haa shouldered the re- "The last flowers you sent me were
sponsibilities of a society bud. I mean roses," she said softly.
the time when the introduction was "Were they?' said I. "I had for-
-most informal. You were at the time gotten. Shall I send you some for
selling lemonade without license and this evening?"
with very little lemon. It was something in her eyes that I
did not understand.
When wear begins to exceed repair of "Thank you. but Mr. Pembroke has
your body you arg going to fall sick. promised to do thit." And then she
The signs of it are: loss of fleah,palenes s, added. "Soo you iaive really had two
weakness, nervousness, etc. The repair r maa-:s?"
needed is food. You think you eat .-,. si(d I. an'd both ended bad-
enough, and yet you feel that you wear ly.
out more nerve force.than .. ,, ,, it, third wil
your food makes for you. The difficulty '. ,r t-r itt th rd will be
is that you do not digest enough. And 'f :" r t this is so serious it isworth sitting down ',' -.!* ,.;u'.i l ;m.. .i- uneasiness.
seriously to think about. If you can't *,* ;..'v;- will i.e a third." I said.
digest what you eat, take a few doses of it : .. is it not, when you
Shaker Digestive Cordial. The effect of ':' ; :: nerie iit have been-hut
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repair apparatus. It's easy enough to : :aure. Good morni."
test this for yourself. Take a few bottles a," .!:k- lld I passed down the
of Shaker Digestive Cordial. I' sir',,, airs. ()O tihe street we walk-
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per bottle. Finally Iv'(ilbroke said: "What tihe
.-..- -. ----- -- -- ('lcL lade yonl stel oni ily foot? And
"'eilil lerai(m.e;:- eron I'embroke. whAi does .she :,.t want eli to know
"Nt-vet- jleill N hiiu. Mr. Pembroke." that she was in Vienna htist winter?"
lauli ,hed ihyliis. "Because." said 1. "Miss Laudors
"It ]was a long tlimle ago," I went on. never was in Vienna."
"I was a new reporter. Mlr. Wentworth "But, man, myv eyes!"
had to be interviewed. It was one of "I do not care anything about your
those hot days in May. The servant at eyes."
the door said that Mr. Wentworth was "What makes you so positive?"
in the back yard-hlie called it the gar- "Knowledge."
den-where I soon found mInSe.lf. You "Do you love her?" bluntly.
had a small table, a glass and a pitch- "No."
er. I suppose every time your uncle "Bfecause"-
got thirsty you sold him a glass. You "There is another. Pembroke. to-
wore short dresses"- night will be pregnant with possibili-
"Terrible!" cried Phyllis, shielding ties. You will see the woman you
her face with the hand screen. love and the woman I love."
"And looked as cool as the ice in
the pitcher and as fresh as the flowers STATE O OHIO, CITY OF TOLEDO, SS.
which lined the walls. I thought that LUCAS COUNTY. S
if I bought a glass of you I might make Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he
my approach to your uncle an easier is the senior partner of the firm of F.
task. So I looked at you and smiled, J. Cheney & Co., doing business in the
and you giggled." city of Toledo, county and State afore-
"Giggled!" cried Phyllis indignantly. sid, and that said firm will pay the sum
P r w k a i- of one hundred dollars for each and
Pembroke was laughing. every case of catarrh that cannot be
"Yes, actually giggled." I went on. cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.
"I laid down a 25 cent piece, and you 'RANK J. CHENEY.
poured out some water wlich had had Sworn to before me and subscribed in
nothing more than a mild flirtation my presence, this 6th day of December,
with a lemon. and I rlulded it down. I A. D. 1886.

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held out my han(ld, and you said that .
there wasn't any change. I smiled a "What do you meanT"
false smile. Let me make a confess "Have you ever heard of her serene
sion." highness the Princess Hildegarde of
"Well?" mockingly from Phyllis. Hohenphalia?"
"It was my last quarter. It was very "So high?"
pathetic. I had to walk four miles "Yes."
down town. I did not know your unl.,, "Then the woman I saw in Vienna"-
well enough, or I should have borrowed "Was the princess.
car fare from him." "But this remarkable likeness?'
"And I took your last penny?" said "Perhaps I had best tell you all."
Phyllis gently. "Why did you not tell And when I had done his astonishment
me then?" knew no bounds.
"I was 22 and nroud." said I. "Where "Great George, that makes Miss Lan-

"when Ute same thing occui
am very anxious to meet this
who looW so like me."
"You will have that pleasure
diately a-'ter the opera," said I
Pembroke's eyes said some
me then, and I rose.
"There is Mr. Wentworth. 1
speak to.him. Will you excuse
"With pleasure laughed P
I there ed my way through

.ed? I

a imme-

,hing to

wish to
he gath-
. Went-


"ThiR is(t ru ,,s/ r .tolrl/." hc' said.
you, there le pr(o(fs. Thougli
they niay look enowltih alike to he two
peas in a ipod, that will give your friend
nothing you ie!aimn for hter. Tihe fate of
your prinrce4,s rests in the hands of
Hlerr Wentw-orth. Have the two met?"
"No. but during the short time they
have been in the city they have been
mistaken for each other. And why do
you call heri my princess?"
"She is not Purs yet. It was a strange
story. as I i4'nemlber it. In those days
we had ouri Noubts. as we still have, of
another chih. By the way, who sug-
gested the mthtter to you?"
I recountitd my interview with the
"Ah." sailithe chancellor, "so it was
he? iHe is| greedy fellow and care-
fnl. I cani~eadily understand his ob-
ject. lie wnits all or nothing. I shall
help you all I can." he concluded as I
reached for my hat.
"I ask not ling more." I replied. And
then I passed from the cabinet into the
crowded an'iroom. It was fillei with
diplolln:!s tjiid soldiers, each waiting
for an audi-itce. They eyvd me curious-
ly. anl perl aps enviously as I made
my way tO the street. "Yes. indeed,
what will t te king say?" I mus(d on
the way iI: ck to my rooms. What
could he s-.y?
That nii:gt Pembroke and I arrived
at the ministry a little after 10. I
was in a si:1te of extreme nervousness.
"I'm in ai regular funk." said Pen -
broke. "Sx4)posing your princess does
not comee'
"It is wii .ten that she will come."
"Well, lI a glad that I looked you
up in Lonrlen. I would not have miss-
ed this ad nature "
We fou I Phyllis in a nook under
the grand staircase. I gave a slight
exclamation as I saw her. I had never
seen her looking so beautiful.
"Come anqd sit down," said she, mak-
ing room o!r us. "I have had a cOrious
adventure' :
"Tell us all about it." said Pem-
broke. i
' "I haveliad the honor of being mis-
taken for4. princess." triumph idtly.
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25 cents. -!
Ir ,t v-4u,( sOUDet it:- said I, with a
glance I onild not help, whicfl made
her lowe ther eyes.
"Moreter," she continued, time
looking L Pemb.cite, "theO gentleman
who col fitted the error was the Aus-
trian e assador. What a compli-
ment to tike hoW:e!"
"And f ho was the princess?' I felt
. coipellkt to ask, though I knew per-
fectly w fl.
* "The Princess Hildegarde. :Do you
recall the night in London,"! to me,

out precedent. We must move careful-
ly. You understand' that there was no
knowledge of another child, only ru-
mor, and then it was believed to be a
hallucination of the mother, whose
mind was not very strong."
"'Do you believe," I asked, "that two
persons born of different parentage in
different lands may resemble each oth-
er as these two do?" 0
"No. I shall let you know what
stand I'll take when 1 have seen them
together. And what will his majesty
say?" he mused. "I'm afraid the mat-
ter will assume many complications.
And I might add that you seem partic-
ularly interested."
A slight warmth came into my
"Your excellence understands that a
journalist always takes great interest
in affairs of this sort," was my re-
"Yes, yes." pleasantly. "But this so
called sister-habs she not lived most of
her life in America. your own coun-
"Your excellency." said I honestly,
"whether she regains her own or not
is immaterial to nue from a personal
standpoint." 1
"Well. one ivay or the other. I shall
decide what to do toniilit. But. mind

gentleman visited my department
was Prince Ernst of Wortuwmbr
began by asking we if Phyllis jar
niece. That started the busineil
proceeded to prove to me. as far
possible. that Phyllis was a pri
I could not say that it wavs all
sense. bIn-ause I did not know.
20 years ago a strange thiiig lhijipe
I occupied tle sa;;t, re.o4sid.e. as
day. It was near inid;.-zli. and
ing tierc'iy. I w-as I Im.ill.n ov\r
docullments, when the lf-:o;:!: llV 1 A
aind aiinouiced t(lhe ;le -csr'hnte(. hO
strangle, woman in t he wi1-o o
Minded to see te. Tin V- 'w::ian j
young and haInd.-ome. uandl in her a ,
she carried a child. Would 1. for
muanity's sake. give a roof to the eMli
till the morrow? The wonmu said t
she was looking for her relatives, h
as-yet had not found tlheiu. and
the night was too cold for thie e
to be carried around. She was
nurse. The child was not hers, but
longed to a wealthy family of
south, who were to have- aiirrived Q
day. but had not.
"The thing steeinml so irrn-gu'lar i11t,
I at once consented. thihilinllg tq
the ipapiers tile next day fior :in *(io
-*f a lost or stolen child. She. r.
ried a bIox. wii' c tue chi!d's identity. Now. is I a
living man. there wias 'notiin' in tt
box to show who ithe cii w--
ing but clothes: not :i jewel t .1 trinL
S ':,.':"! through the l fi,'rrs in aI

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speaking of Chamberlain's Cough Rea
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alnd the wo'iil:i neiv(r in.i" :1. 1r a
Much against my will I \:s or it-ctl
keep the child. I a in gla-i I did. \r I
have grower to love her :is i4nit of ny
own. 1 had a married sister \\i Ito milb
Carolina, so I folt secure in stuinglima
Phyllis was her daughter. Ih.liforiimy
niece. And that is positively 11 I
know. And here comes a fellow wb
says lie knows who she is randl. ifO
over, that she is a princess. Whi do
you say to that?"
"What he said was true," iloouifily.
Without proofs Gretchii rri-oinumncl w
far away as ever. I told hirn wipt I
I knew.
"I muist s'ee this prine-ss l.ef4(re I
imoveo. If lthev look -;lik<. whl let
things take tlhii- 'oiirs. A.s :i Iter
of f:>.t, I'hyll is is o s*i::hr' ,,;!:1!l.- w(itlh
Elhliel. S.,. w.vlt hlhl" r o1 r 14 l I s mV0
to lite : ri!i -.-,-. it will ri.' interfere
w ith her l:!:t the w:!y. .w;1 -i i'. t'!, r Iher :1 ('l.;li -f
olmllr s t i b t'.1 ) t \ l o i ::!01 i'4i''lv ;'./"
"Not a c l i(derstl:Il i!n**. Le'I;.< I,s *'e .:li *:\A j
to the hl,-0 oiU uiu r-iln anxious o741.i 1)
two whfi. they mi et'." i
I left hi;:l iil the' ri,-.r'pl.fii 3.

which hlt t: :i1 '!lr<* ped. 1" was :,* ri, n'.
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(t continued fro Sixth Page).
incess, but there re no proofs. lo
he eyes of men theA are sisters; in the
yes of the law thy are total stran-
ers. I shall not a4 you to congratu-
ite me upon inmy scess. I shall now
red the Princess ildegarde with a
ense of security. C me--have you seen
er yet? She does lot know that you
ire here. It will b a surprise and a
pleasure. As to th t other matter, I
ball send a gentleni n around to your
ioms in the morn' g to arrange the
I shiv-prd. I haij forgotten that I
iad atcceptd a chalhe. ge.
"Take nie to her. "said 1. "She will
happy indeed t(O see me. as you
ow." I laughed i l his face. "How
nvenient it would e. for both of us-
r and me-should ly bullet speed to
e proper place! llieve me. I shall
most happy to kip1 you. There are
any things on the Ifate to wipe out."
"I see that you -ame a gentleman of
irit." said be. smoothing the scowl
am his brow. "Al* there she stands.
well, my friend; look at her welL
is probably the&ast night you will
her save as my 4Iife."
sight of that iear face took the
es from me andleft meitrembling.
ea in the momedmtary glance I de-
ted a melancholy cast to her fea-
She was surumnidided by several
en who wore various decorations.
"Your highness," -said the prince,
kery predomiiniat~tg his tones. "per-
it me to present to you an old

Was it because het' soul instinctively

came conscious ol my presence al

rved her for tih
Urned and smiled o
appeared for a mi
Perhaps the scene
lent. Oh, I was su
ate burned under
ost as I knew thai
nd fall of Gretel
steady fire of inmmui
turnedd as it burned
"Ah, here you are!
ind me, giving me
tart. "I have been!
6w for you. You h,
It was Phyllis.
And then a .udde
he circle. The two
0 face, looking witl
rto each other's eyes

Phyllis and I were
numerous cozy
aiced badly and o
c and the babe
(come murmurous
"And so that is th
e':" she said afte
"Yes; she is your d
Dutiful "'"
"Is that a left hand
?e Phyllis w'as
"What do you thti
nlag the eagerness
"She is to be envied
And I grew puzzled
"Jack. for a man


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in my own hear
said a voice I
an indescribali
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ve forgotten th

i hush fell up
I'omen stood fa
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orderss. 1 h
t of time. T
of tongues hi
d indistinct.
Princess Hil<
a spell.
ble. Is she n

smiling, but s

of her?" an
in my voice.

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.! :'.:l I wil l I1ll you a i'romaice which
~l, has inoti y' ieen drawn to its end.
C .'.t.e upoiln ;I 1imie- let mne call it a
,. faii"y slwory." s:Oidl dir:awing down a
. p;al!:: he:tf :is if to read the tale from
tq its Il;l;ale':. "Once I)upon a time in a
V1. counziam." fnir from ours there lived a
Spn-i'::e andl a prinic'ss. The prince was
ih; rather a bad fellow. His faith in his
,l, wife was Inot the best, and he imde a
rt. vov that if ever children came he
,,. would make theli as evil as himself.
)l( Not long after the good fairy brought
ad two children to her godchild. the prin-
1i cess. lRenicmlbring the vow made by
the prince, the good fairy carried away
one of the children, and no one knew
on anything about it save the princess
e and the fairy. When the remaining
le, chilh was 2 % ears old, the princess died.
The: child from then on grew like a
wild flower. The prince did his best to
spoil her, but the good fairy watched
of over her just as carefully as she watch-
ad ed over the child she had hidden away.
ad By and by the wicked prince died. The
ad child reached womanhood. The good
ad fairy went away and left her. Per-
dc haps she now gave her whole attention
to the other." I let the palm leaf slip
back and drew down a fresh one. Phyl-
io lis watching me with Interest. "The
child the fairy left was still a child for
th all her womanhood. Site was willful
h and capricious; she rode, she fenced,
-she hunted; she was as unlike other
up women as could be. At last the king,
who was her guardian, grew weary ot
her caprices. So he commanded that
at- she marry. But what had the fairy
dome with the other child, the twin
sister of this wild princess? Perhaps
in this instance the good fairy died
and. left her work unfinished, to be
taken up and pursued by a convention-
al newspaper reporter. Now this pro
tem. fairy ascertained that the good
fairy, had left the lost princess in the
v care of one of a foreign race. Having

ad with the first diplomatists of thb
world, who has learned to read the
world as another might read a book,
you are surprisingly unadept in the art
of dissimulation."
"That is a very long sentence." said
I in order to gain time enough tc
fathom what she meant. I could not
- So I said. "What do you mean?"
"Your whole face was saying to the
princess. "1 love you!' A glance told
me all. I was glad for your sake that
no other woman saw you at that mo-
ment. But 1 suppose it would not have
mattered to you."
"Not if all the world- had seen tht
look." moodily.
"Poor Jack, you are very unlucky!"
Her.voice was full of pity. "I feel se
sorry for you. it is all so impossible
And she loves you too."
"How do you know?"
"I looked at her while she was look.
Ing at you."
"You have wonderful eyes."
"So I have been told. I wonder whj
she gave you that withered and worm
eaten rose?"
"A whim," I said. staring at the rug
I wondered how she came to surmise
that it was Gretchen's rose? Intuition
"Do you love her well enough." ask-
ed Phyllis. plucking the lace on hei
fan, "to sacrifice all the world for her,
to give up all your own happiness that
she might become happy?"
"She never can be happy without me
-if she loves me as I believe." I ad-
mit that this was a selfish thought te
"Then why is it Impossible. youe
love and hers? If her love for you i2.
as great as you say it is, what is a
king. -a prince or a principality to her?'
"It is 'one of those. It is because
she has given her word. the word of a
princess. What would you do in bei
place?" suddenly.
"I'" l'hyllis leaned back among the
cushiims, her eyes ialf closed and a
smile on her lips. "I iam afraid that if
I loved you I should follow you to the
end of the world. Ilonor is a fine
thing, but in her case it is an empty
word. If she broke this word for you,
who would be wronged? No one. since
the priuinc' covets only. her dowry and
the king desires only his will obeyed,
Perhaps I do not understand what so-
cial obligation means to these people
who are born in purple."
"Perhaps that is it. Phyllis, listen.

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Phyllis grew silent. "Forgive me,
Jack!" impulsively. "But ill this iC
scarcely to I:> believed. And then you
say there are no proofs."
"Not in the eyes of the law." I re-
plied. "But nature has written it iu
your facts." I was wondering why
she had not gone into raptures at the
prospect of becoming a princess.
"It is a great honor." she said after

some meditation, "and it is very kind
of you. But I care as little for the
title as I do for this rose." And she
cast away one of Pembroke's roses. It
boded ill for my cousin's cause.
The next person I saw was the chan-
"Well?" I interrogated.
"There can be no doubt," he said.
"but"- with an expressive shrug.
"Life would run smoother if it had
fewer butss' and 'ifs' and 'perhapses.'
What you would say," said I, "is that
there are no proofs. Certainly they
must be somewhere."
"But to find them!" cried he.
"I shall make the effort. The pur.
suit is interesting."'
The expression in his eyes told me
that lie had forwned an opinion in re-
gard to my part. "Ah, these journal-
ists!" as he passed on.
Everything seemed so near and yet
so far. Proofs? Where could they be
found if Wentworth had them not!
If only there had been a trinket, a ker-
chief even, with the Hohenphalia cresi
upon It! I shook my fists in despair.
Gretchen was so far away, so far!
I went in search of her. She was still
surrounded by men. The women were
not as friendly toward her as they
might have been. The prince was
standing near. Seeing me approach,
his teeth glehnmed for an instant.
"Ah." said Gretclien. "here is Hlerm
Winthrop, who is to take me in t(
It was cleverly done, I thought. Ever,
the prince was of the same mind. U<
appreciated all these phases. As we
left them and passed on toward the
supper room I whispered;
"I love you!"

When I whispered these words, I ex-
pected a gentle pressure from Gret-
chen's fingers, which rested lightly on
my arm. But there was no sign, and I
grew troubled. The blue green eyes
sparkled, and the white teeth shone
between the red lips. Yet something
wa, lacking.
"Let us go into the conservatory,"
she said. "It was merely a raoe of
mine. I want no supper. I have much
to say to you."
Somehow we selected by mutual ac-
cord a seat among the roses. There
was a small fountain, and the waters
sang in a umurmnurous music. It seem-
ed too early for words, so -we drew
our thoughts from the marble and the
water. As for me. I looked at, but did
not see. the fountain. It was another
scene. There was a, garden in which
the roses grew in beautiful disorder.
There were a man and a woman in the
garden. She was culling roses, while
the man looked on with admiring eyes.

confusion moved to and fro? 1No; '
dare say you. were too young. The
Princess-. HilhegaiIde of Hohenphalia
is your .s;.ic!'r." I rose :ind bowed to
her reslfc: .;liiy.
"M31y .,. tihe pr neesss' I a prin-
cess? .i: _-. iit uillv. "'you are
moekil.'4 ;.u-. i it : t',.i fai.m ':"
"I' i ^ .hy .- 1 ; 's I 4iuaI l i 'eforc
you all I ., -;:iJ;l i-. ;it'e. And now
let neu I.- ;.-;; to doi iitlniage to
your sereln, hi-'!hiss." i;takidnt~ her h:lmnd
despite h.,r til'ris to withdraw it anil
kissinu it.
"It is unreal: Imp1possilde! Absurd!"
she cried.
"Let ine 'riM''at tihe words of the
French philosopher who said, 'As
nothing is impossible let us believe In
the absurd.' said I.
"And does she know-the Princess
Hildegarde? My sister? How strange
the word feels on tny tongue."
"No; she does not know, but present-
ly she wilL"
Then Phyllis asked In an altered
tone. "And what is all this to you that
you thrust this greatness upon me, a
greatness, I assure you, for which I
do not care?"
I regarded her vaguely. I saw a
precipice at my feet. I could not tell
her that in making her a princess I
was making Gretchen free. I could
not confess that my motive was pure-
ly a selfish one.
"It was a duty," said I evasively.
,"And in what way will it concern
the Princess Hiildegarde's affairs-and
yours?' She was rather merciless.
"Why should it concern any affair of
mine?" I asked.
"You love her, and she loves you.
May she not abdicate in my favor?"
"And if she should?" with an accent
of impatience.

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again in inm arms. to kiss her lips, t
hear her say that she loved mie. Bu
pardon me. what were you going I

"Your dream princess was but a w
man. Ah, well, this is Tuesday! Thur
day at noon she will wed the princ
It is written."
"The devil!" 1 let slip. I was at th
start again.
"Sir, you do him injustice."
"Who, the prince?" savagely.
"No, the-the devil!" She h4d full
recovered, and I had no weapon left.
"Gretchen, did you really evj-r loi
There was no answer.
"No; 1 did not believe you did.
you had loved me, what to you wou
have been a king,. a prince. a prince
pality?; If you broke that promise
who would be wrouged? Not the kin
not the prince."
"No. I should not have wrong
them. but." said the princess, 'risin
"I should liave wronged my peopi
whom I have sworn to protrtt;
should have wronged my own ten,
of honor; I should have broken thom
ties which I have sworn to hold des
and precious as my life: I should hai
(Continued on Third Page.)

Keep Your

B blanket

with the other as it is to !make 1d"i
monds out of charcoal and water. Be-
tween Gretchen and the Princess
Hildegarde of Hoheuphalia there is as
much difference as there is between-
what simile shall I use, the possible
and the impossible?"
"Gretchen." I began.
"Gretchen?" The princess laughed
amusedly. "She is flown. I beg you
not to waste a thought on her mem-
Things were going badly for me. I
did not understand the mood. It
brought to mind the woman poor Hil-
lars had described to me in his rooms
that night in London. I saw that I
was losing something, so I made what
I thought a ihold stroke. I took from
my pocket a withered rose. I turned it
from one hand to the other.
"It appears that when Gretchen gave
me this it was as an emblem of her
love. Still I gave her all my heart."
"If that be the emblem of her love,
herr, throw it aiway. It is not worth
the keeping."
"And Gretchen sent me a letter
once," I went on.
"Ah, what indiscretion:"
"It began with 'I love you' and end-
ed with that sentence. I have worn
the writing away with my kisses."
"How some men waste their ener-
'our highness," said I, putting the
rose back into my pocket, "did Gret-
chen ever tell you how she fought :
duel for me because her life was less
to her than mine?"
The Princess Ilildegarde's smile stiff
ened, and her eyes closed for the brief
est instant.
"Ah, shall I ever forget that night!'
said I. "I held her to my heart and
kissed her on the lips. I was supreme
ly happy. Your highness has never
known what a thing of joy it is to kiss
the one you love. It is one of those
things which are denied to people who
have their destinies mapped out by hu
man hands."
The princess opened her faii and hi<
her lips.
"And do you know," I continued
"when Gretchen went away I had i
wonderful dream?"
"A dream? What was it?" The
fan was waving to and fro.
"I dreamed that a princess came In
Gretchen's place, and she threw lie
arms around my neck and kissed me o
her own free will."
"Andh wlh:t did she say, herr?' Cer
tainly the voice was growing more lik
I hesitated. To tell hler what thi
dream princess h:ad said would un
do aill I h.'id thus far accolmplishedi
which was too little.
"It will not interest your highness.
said I.
"Tell me what she said. 1 omnimau
it!" And now I was sure that their
was a falter in her voice.
"She said-she said that she love
continueue. "
"And tliat as she was a princess an
-and honor bound it could nt ver be.
I had to say it.
"That is it; that is it. It cotfld never
be. Gretchen is no more. The print
cess who you say came to you in
dream was then but a womman"m--
"Aye, and such a woman!" I inter
rupted. "As God hears ine I would
give ten years of my life to hold he







Schedule Effective November. 25. 19OO.
S NtiK'II & NIAST'. .44. e.~ ;!. 3 SotI'TtEI(N -iVISlON. 27. I 31.
e Irv jacrksntvile ....... .0t: 1a a 7 4 4 Lv .lark-onvill e. ..... 40 al 740 p
*Arr ernan ia.... ...1. a Ip ;5 p Ar al wi .. .. ...... ..... ... 1014 a 26p
Ar Everett........ .......... 12:; 955 p ....... r w ;hli....... .. .... ........ ll:ia l03 p
d Ar Savannah ............ 1A ; p 11 5 II p ....... :Ar Gainesville..... .................12l a p .......
Ar Fairfax. .... ... ::; p :! ol a ...... Ar C'edar Key ............. ...... i35 p ......
Ar DenI mark.............. 4 15 p "'Tl n ..... ,Ar Silver sprin 1. ........ ... I p .......
ArColum bia ............ .31-)l 4:i*;a .......iAr ( ala.... ..... ....... 1 41 p 1258a
d ArCamden............ 7 :p 41t a ..... r Wilw ............... I:Bp 2 a0
,, ArSouthern Pines ......... 1037 p 'l 12....... Ar Lee-burg ................. ... 3l p 43Da
Ar Raleigh.... ...... ..- _1 1 IItA' a ....... .Ar ravare-....... ...... ....... ;338p 6W a
Ar Portsmouth.,-............ 0 a75a 550a ArOrlandmlo .. ...... ........ OOp 2Ia
Ar Richmond.. ............5 o a' 53; p .. Ar Witer Park. .. ....... 647p.......
'r ArWashinbton ...... 84.a 9:lp .... Ar Ide .. ...........45 9:Ara City. 355p 415a
1- Ar Baltimore ... ..........; r tt ...... ...... 444p 523a
ArPhiladelphia .... .2.p. 1 1 p ;a ...1it VrTamuta ... .. ... ....... 51'0 p 6_. a
a ArNewYork... ...... .. 3. cp -{U a .....
Lv Colunmbia ....... ...... ....... s:i a, .......
r- Ar Asheville...., .......... X ..I p ....... (nnt.e-tion min,,l- at Fernandina with Cum-
Id Ar (C'-inct'ati .. .......... 545; berlaud KRote -nalmers, leaving Fernandina
S WE-'. m-'. N. -. 1 1 ::) p. in. daily exceptt Sunday, arriving Bruns-
LvJaeik ,,ovlle.v.. ................ wic'k :45:) p. in.
Ar Lake City....................... 9 13 p'l1 3 a
Ar Live oak ... ,........ .. ... 10io pIJ I9p
Ar liso .L. .. ........... 10 iU r : 1 p. +**ave Fcrd;n aida fir .lacksoiville 7:40 a. n.
'e Ar- Monticello...................... 12 15 a; 3' 5P and a 2:40 1. in,
n- Ar Tholixa-ville ......... ... I .....
Ar Nlotgontoery ... ...S t Ma
e A r t. Lo uiso ... ........ ....... 41 a ........
he Ar Tallahas-'c: .................... 1'4 aW .:33S Arrivals at .lact sonville the North and
0 Ar qtuincy. ..... .................. ....... 4 Ap East, NO. 27, at !. 1oa m u.: No.:1,at 3:50p.m.
Ar tive' Ju ctiti ............ .... 1 From the West. .o '.2. at 7-:25 p. n.:; No. 4, at
l Ar lci lil" ..... ..... ..... ... :' 8:. a. n. Froi, the South, No. I I, at 9:39
in Ar New orleans........ .... ....... n! : No. 4;;. at :"-:5.' p. in.
e1 No. II solidl eUtilett tr.ain1 *t\Wrea .la-k.stkiville and New Yorne inculiinl mai, baggage and
Ig rars. lday co-fil--, Uia;inag -ars andl tlhroutiil I'utlaliuan sIc;.rs ormlieen l'a;p:i aia New
York, Atlanta and Nashville, Nos. 31 and 1I ca-rry Pullman iBullet .slJeepiig cars between Jackson-
viile and rltainqi.
No. (i..olld veitlbuled train, cotai-ting of day cohones, mail, bt;za'ge and exlprtes ears between
to Jacksonville an'd; Wabhington.and Pullman sislieer between .lack.-~Aville ani New York.
It, Nos :;antd 4, Pullmatu Bulluet sleeper J:ac:soInville ahd St. Iuis via iM onitc 'llo,.Thomnavills and
t Montgomery.
to steamers for Kty West and Ilavanna-No. 27 mnakes connection at Port Tamila with stetmmers
leaving Mondlays.l T'liursdays and .Saturday-
Nos. 2 a sleeper bct w-en New irleans and .lJack)navllq.
-' Full information at City Ticket ()fite,2-)2 West Itavy tret-. Telp.,ohtne .-2o.
s- s. S. .IIN. V. K. M' IEE. It. S. ALLEN,
1st. V.- 1'. & G. NI. GnA 1 Sup't Gen. PAss. Agent,
e. Port-moulh. Va.
A. 0. MaclM)NEI.L.. Assistant General Paasenger AgeCit, .lu-ksonville, Fla. -
he : i -
Carrabelle, Tallahassee & eorgia R. B.
ly ---.. ..

If A- Il
Id i o6
i- zr i
.... ........ ...... .. 11M, 0 .Carrabelle... a 9 r .. .... .............. ...
g, ........................... 14 5.0 -.... Lanark. 5 f9 40 .... -- *****. **.. ... *
S-11 321 ...M clntyre.... 13 9N .. ..............
d ........ 113715.0....Cur s Mill.... 15 9 .... .......... .....
S .... ..... ...........11 509.....8opchoppyi.... 19 9 0 ..... ......
* .-. .11 5$ 21 4 .....Ashmore... 21 9U .. ...................
e, .... ....... 1212 20. ...... Arran ..... 30 8 ...... .... ..... ... .......
I ...... .. 123 3)7.0 ...Him iardviUe... 37 8 0 .. ........ ... ..
se .... ....... ....... 125650.0 ...Tallabaaee... 50 8 00 ...... .. .... ....... ....
Se p -m.' A. *1.I......
ar F. Stop on mtg-l for pemengers.
ve Connecftont-AtTallahasee with trains on S A. "L. At Carrabelle with Apalaohloot
esteamers. At Aplalhioola with Chattahoochee River Steamer.
U. & Mall SteneMr Creent City wil le"v Amlaihlool& daily at GM3a. in etmnif
dtve Canrrabelle daly, .0 a. m F. W. ARMSTRONG. Gen. Pass. Agt., Tallahas1ee, m1.
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Mutdock's Catarrh Cure.



Ne ttackpewder sheMwta the market compere with the "NEW RIVAL" Ia salm
se dtreag shemtiag qmties. sure fire and waterproo. Oct the gemaie.
aB a~ KP A.M a.l C. a. .

E__s for Hatching... Fa
4 -
# Our rns contain over twenty (20) breeds of High Grade Blooded
4 Stock adapted to the South, from choice and most viGorous strains.
Bared Plymouth Rock. White Plymouth Rock. White Wyandotte.
Brown leghorn. White Leghorn. Black Minorcas. Iloudons, silver
Spangled Hambuigs. Buff Cochins, Light litahmas, etc., etc
4 Sou. era Agents for Incubators and Poultry Supplies.
SCatalogue free. JACKSONVILLE. P.A.


Fast Freight and Luxurious Passenger Route to Now York. Boston and the East

Short Rail Ride to Savannah.
Thence via palatial express steamships sailing from Savannah. Four ship each
week to New York, making close connection with New York-Boston shims,
or Sound liners.
All ticket ants and hotels are supplied with monthly sailing schedules. Write for general
information, sailing scLre hiles, stateroom reservations, or call on
W. H.PLEASANTS, Geu'l. Freight aud Pass'r Agt. New Pier :. North River, New York.
WALLEtK HAWKINS.Gen. Art. 'rraffie ept., 224 W. Bay St., Jack4onville, la.

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V. '.



asIm for the

A. awl te Chemist, left
CAoef oial tour of

Ift oomy and en rs, and looking
I" Ae dda ide.of t take a few
do@, Di. M. A. Sianms Liver Medi- .
ie, and the loom disappear.
BoD. B.E' MceLn, U new Commia-
dommr of Agrculetu, ompanied by
his wife and family. armved on Wet a e-
day, and will make his. borne here our-
ing hi tem 0o9 office.
Hon. Win. E. Camert, who has been
u .ramding the Christimae holidswash
hs wife and .augiter, iss. B. U.W t
d returned to b some: in Peterw-
U g, Va.. Monday last"


1b Mw Y Ift No
aRmN the
legnature of

Capt. Charles S. M rritt, a popular
hotel man of Jackson ill, was at the
(Cpital last week.
Mr. P. L.;Atherton. f Louisville. pro-
prietor of a lodge on La)w Hall, six miles
from Tallahassee, arrived at the Leon
last Saturday and will have his place
open in a few days.
Voleaaie Er tions
are grand, but Skin Eauptions rob life
el joy. Bucklen's A icsa Salve, cures
them, also Old, Runing and Feyer
Sorea, %Ulcers, Boils Felons, Corns,
Warts, Cuts, Bru Burns, Scalds,
Chapped Hands, Chil nes. Best Pile
awe on earth. Driv out Pains and
Aches. Only 25cts. a Cure guar-
anteed. Sold by all ggists.
The Carrabelle, Ta saee and Geor-
gia railroad have out advertising
an excursion, at low from all points
en their road, to this y for inaugura-
tion week, January
If Barer ye
doesn't cure your p your money will
be returned. It is 4me most healing
medicine. Wight & Bfo.
Th new ot y wa ushered iq wiA
a storm of wind and rain and some
thander. The day wawarm and sultry
md altogether diaal, n great contrast
to the beautiful Chrisas weather we
bad lstweek.
' Tony Fair, Cochrin, Ga., writes:
From my experience with Zeilin's Regu-
lator aud Black Dranugit I cannot com-
pare them with Dr. M.IA. Simmons Liv-
er Medicine, one package of which did
acre gotd for wife'j Chronic Liver
trouble than two doctors who charged
fifty dollars for their sBrvicea.
The Talahassfe inauguration commit-
tees are bestiring themselves In the mat-
ter of arranging for t e ceremonies on
the 8th of January. Along the military
ConFanSes which havoeignified their in-
tention of participating in the inaugu-
ration of Goveinor 4 innitigs are the
Tampa Light Itlfarnry. Gem City
Guards ot Palatka. 4itaike Rifles, K-y
West Guards. Bartow? Guards. Orlando
Ouards, Gov.i:o's< (suard-, Estamtia
Rifts, Chiphiy Li&h i 'nlantry. P,.nsa
cola Light Artillery. Battery A anid Naval
Militiu of Jack i ')yJ l. A bai.d will
conie florni 1< nsaom ai d ,ne from
alaxinc is Endcrsed by the besiPbyiciana
ard guajantetd tocur Chills, Fever aud
Ague. All drtr'gists or frons Mclhti.
West Drug Co., St. Ltijh.

11s Basy;


Thin, pale, LnRmic girls
need a fatty food to enrich
their blood, give color tol
their cheeks and restore their 0
health and strength. It is |
safe to say that they nearly
Small reject fat with their food. |


is exactly.what they require
it not onlyf than theim-
portt en (cod-wer oil)

ed form~bti"the iyp-

^- ~nan dsorders hat-


Treasury Statement.

TALLAHASWEB. January 1st, 1901.
In accordance with the provisions of Section 121 of the Revised Statutes of
Florida. publication is hereby made of "'an abstract of general revenue account.
showing the aggregate amount of receipts from each and all sources for the general
expenses of the government, and the aggregate amount of disbursements for each
apprpra- i ono the Mme account, also tie aggregate disbursements on account
o the interest on the public debt dtIing the preceding year, with a balance
sheet showing the* condition of all the accounts and funds at the end of the fiscal
i ear' beginning January 1st, 1900, and ending December 31st, 1900.
Florida Bonds in State School Fund................ $ 08,200
Florida Bonds in Agricultural College Fund ...... 135, 0"p
Florida Bonds in Sewminary Fund ... ....... ...7,00
Florida Bonds in hands of individuals............. 1)0,800
Total Debt of State January i, tgot ... $10,o32,500

PAid to State School Fund.... .......... ...... $ ,3034
Paid to Agriculturdl College Fund ........ .. 8.I7
Paid to Seminary Fund ........................ 5,
Paid to Inlividuals........... .... ...... ... .... 19,7
Total Interest on State debt paid in 190)........ 66 921


Cash...................... ......... .......
Agricultural College Fund ............ .....
Experiment Station Fund ..... .............
white College Morrill Fund............ .
(Colored College Morrill Fund ......................
Station Incidental Fund ... ....... ...........
College Incidental Fund..........................
College Mess Hall Fund..... ...............

9 O59
:178 12
:3,(W 55,
9,4171 32
177 '0
177d 20

s$12. <10 $ 12,8St1 60O

Cash..... ............... ... ................. -51 -I4
General Revenue Fund....... ...................... $277,58. 1<
One Mill School Fund................ ... .......... 0, 22% 4;
State Board Health Fund ..... ............. .. 141 Is
Pension Tax Fund.................................. 43, 8 5
Principal state School Fund ..................... 30,720 :.s
Principal of seminaryy Fund..................... 10 1"
Interest o0 State School Fund ..................... 11, -10 :3
Bonds of 1873, sinking Ftnd ...................... .53t 02
Bonds of 1871, Sinking Fund ..................... 3S 71
$ 70,r>559 I<; {70. 59, '1(1


Jan. 1-Balance on band as per Report........................
Dec. 31-General License Tax.........*...........................
Insurance Company r premium Tax ...................
Insurance Company License Tax........ ............
Insurance Agents' License Tax........... ...............
Southern xpress Company License Tax..............
Taxes of 1900......................................
Taxesot 1899 .............. ...... .............. ....
Taxes of 1898............................................
Auction Tax............ ..............................
Sleeping Car Tax.. ......................
Tax Certficaes Transferred in 1900 .................
interest and Expenses Tax Certificates..................
Interest on Depits in 1900... ........... ... ..........
Tax on Commab4ions.......................... ......
S porate e C.uter Tax...............................

= Pay Patentst.......................................
Repined ttatutesold..................... ... .........
Acts of legislature sold................................
Coptes State Costitution eoli...........................
One Stove sold.........................................

$217,378 27
10.225 00
3,656 0W
253,766 89
7,484 58
291 35
374 43
18,087 26
35.309 15
3,364 65
8,73 78
108 s50
( NJ

$802,271 91
Dec. 31-Salauies Executive Department............................ 15,483 70
Salaries Judicial Department ........................ .... 39,100 00
balarles Clerks Administrative Department.............. 16,526 00
Expenses and Salaries Railroad Commission. ........... 10,271 38
Salary tate Chemist ............................. ...... 2,000o 0
Salary Assistant state Chemist and Inspector Fertilizer.. 1, .AM) O(
Chemicals and A apparatus for State Chemists.... ........ 43;8 30
Printing, Agricultural Department...................... 480 75
Postage, Feed, etc.. Agricultural Depatment........... :l68 59
Salary Adjutant General..... ... ...................... 1-,20 000
Expense Florida State Tioops. r .... ............. ,S39 62
'ir-anupbitation of futloughtd Soldiers 1 st Fla. Regiment 3.Z23 38
Salary Secretary Supreme Court Justices......... ....... 1,500 (o
Per diem Cleik Efpreme Court, Eecticn 1321 t. S ....... 936
Salary Librarian supreme Court...................... 300
janitor _ulritme Court.-................... ............ "'A JO I;
Contingent Expenses Fupreme Court..... ............ 1,034 79
Purehuase Books supreme Court Library... .............. 2441 70
printing :uprtme tour Repolxts....... .... ........... 379 241
Expenses Circuit Judges on other Circuit .............. 8700
Maintenance of Lunatics................................. 68, 411 8t
state Reform toolo, maintenance..................... 2, 'O o00
State Leforrm School. iurnishiig ........................ S44 4,)
Int-titutt jFlind, l)eka and Dumbi........................... .tO'J2 5 1
I xpeuses While Normal -rLhcols.... .................... .01 17
I-.xpcness'1 teachers umnier ~c ools......... ... ....... 1,t68 75
A proproiat.on for Colored Noi mal ebhools ..... ..... 2. 67 04)
Appropriation southh Florida and Military and Educa-
tional lasI itLt ........... .................... ..... 8,.242 15
Appropriation Agiculturai College...... ............ 2,5 000
Appropriation est Florida Seminary................... 2,500 00
Appropriation East Florid& Semuinary"................... 3. 000 00
Confederate soldierss Homes......... ................... 800 96
Pensions under Act of 1807..................... ......... 38850
Expenses Collecting Revenue........................... 48,309 25
Examination of State Offices.............................. 1,133 34
Contingent Kxpenses. btate.............................. 2,281 64
Contingent Expenses of Capitol.......................... 1,520 40
Stationer) Executive and Legislative Departments...... 681 8'2
Printing ................ ...................... ....... 11,568 10
Printing Delinquent Tax Lists............... .......... 10,699 80
Rewards for Fugitives trom Justice...................... 1,479 89
Distributit n from Hire of Convicts............ ......... 14,943 36
Watchman at-Capitol..................................... tO 00
Janitor atCapitol........................................ 30000
Jurors and Witnessep........ ......... ............ 53, 859 21
Insurance on Ntate Buildings.......................... 50 00
Expenses State Board of Health........................ 417 40
Payment of Borrowed Money............................ 100,04)00 00
Interest on Loan................................ ........ 2,500 00
Intere-ton Bouded Debtof State...................... ., 421 00
Appropriation for Relief of J. J. Powers ................ 71 85
reparation of Manual lor Justices of.the Peace.......... 500 00
Balance on hand J.anuary 1,1901............... ....... 277,885 10

On January 17. ltM~K, there were paid from the General Revenue Fund $100 -
0tM) and interest for the last of the notes issued by the State in 1889 and 1891 by
authority of Chapters 3875 and 4018, Laws of Florida, which leaves the entire
debt of the State now $1. 032,510, as shown in this Statement.
The General Revenue Fund, amounting on December 31, 1900, to $277, 885.10.
as shown by the balance sheet, is the only fund from which can be paid the gene-
ral expenses of the: State Government including the expenses of the Legi-iature
and the appropriistions made by the Legislature for the assessment and collection
of Revenue, the interest on the State debt, the maintenance of the several Colleges,
the Insane Asylum. the Deaf Mute Insitute, and for Jurors, the salaries of all State
officers and clerks, and other expenses authorized by the Legislature.
The payments to be made during the month of January 1. 1901, from the gene-
ral revenue lund alone as above will amount to over $125,000, which will greatly
reduce the amount to the credit of that f and at the close of business I ecember 31.
1900. From the tame fund will be appropriated about $70,000 to defray the ex-
penses of the next session of the Legislature in April and May. 190L
The other funds mentioned in the balance sheets can be used only for the pur-
poses defined in the laws under which they exist.
JAMES B. WHITFIFLD, State Treasurer.

Dr. G. L. Stewart, of Starke, con- O PERA H OU SEn
nected with the State Board of Health, P-E r HO USEa
and Dr. T. F. Smith,- quarantine officer
at the port of Carrabelle, were in the ON Y .
city a few days ago. It is said they willTW O NIGHTS ONLY
SIf Irritable, Out of Sorts, Dpielsed in inDer i 0 mnnn
Spirits, have a Dull Headache, take a W ESDAYU THURSDAY,
few doses Dr. M. A. Simmons Liver
Medicine for quick relief.
William Rowe and Silas Peteron, nell
groes. were arraigned before Judge U
Whitfield on Friday, charged with steal
ing freight fro a Seaboard Air Line
car.. They were q iven a jury trial. fu nd
SRow wasacqnitted, and Peteron found
&uilty and fined $25... .


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Ask for
the .



Our stock is complete,
and vou have the ad-

vantage of
rience as .



In helping you
is best suited
wants. We ai

our expe-


select what
I for your
re not mak-

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Nw Store! New GI

Dr. W. L. Moor, who haLitUrimg
in his efforts to ecume the Bg the
Georgi Pine Ralroad to is
in receipt of a letter from its owners,
which states that the road will be ex-
tended, from Bainbridge Tal'lahasee
as rapidly as powsible. nowsat ab. u tall
preliminaries hive been cbOpletea.

resudeuce with twenty- live acres of land.
nalf-mite irom CapitoL .Apply to Jno. F.
Spears, allahas.see. Fla.
corporate limits of tre city, embracing builld-
ing lotsand truck farna. all contiguous and de-
sirable. Apply to W. W. McGitifF.
. u ing land on tike .Iackl6on,one mile of lake
shoe lor pustune. Apply to
44-tf W. W. McG(awr.
aid McCarthy Streets. Warehouse' and
building lots, at and near depot. :-outlhern sub-
urbs, amd Long Grove Addition. Will be sold at
a bargan. W. W. MCGaiFF
EVeRAl, of the imsit prominent residences in
the city-on Calhoun and tlinton streets--
unsurpas. d lor bushin-ess convenience or social
surroundings. .uuch as are not oit the market for
a lifetime. For te nis apply early, H you want
0 ont lot to a holeoe block. fron i Al.OMxto
,4I.tXOX upon which arej paying iii nestments
now ini t)lration V2 !per cent. net. Alpply t) \\'.
W. Mceirifl
J terest in the Long Grove Lots.
Sept. 14, 1bi98. .ML'NIto.
IJANTEIE)..- lwo reliable Ti aveling .al:c.n n-x,
in each State: permanent r-ition: salary-
and expense-s: e:xp.-rien-e not al).-olutvly "'eii-
tial. Address. Piedmont 'tobcco V'orks, 4 irre. -
bonro, N.C. Ir-(;i
W ANTED.-A lady oompnetent to teach the
inulgli'h Branchesl and music an get a sit -
unation in a family to teach. Willing to pay
$10.4M) per month anld board. Address
45-3:1 F. M. BI'NKEit, Arran. Fla.

3 1
To th. Sheri# of .Iwkson V o'oudt, Sthtte, ofd
Flrn'ite: t
ISeeretary of State of the State of Florida, do
hereby give notice that a; Special Election will be
held iq the county of Jack -on. State of Florida,
on the! last Tuesday in January, 1M01. the taid
Tuesday being the 2S9tn day oi said ionth. fur a
Member of the House of Representatives of the
State of Florida. in and lor JackAson county, to
till their vacancy occasioned by the resignation of
Hon.J, Walter Kehoe.
In Testimony Whereof. I hare hereunto set my
hand and affixed the Great seal of the
I[siA.1 Stateof Florida. at Tallahassee, the Capi-
tal. this the 1 Ith day of December. A. D,
1900. JNo. L. CaAWFOxi.
44-4w Secretary of State.


J. W. Collins is headquarters for
everything in the line of Fancy mand
Staple Groceries. He knows thetneeds
of the masses of the people and caters
to them for the purpose of building up
and holding trade. He also carries
several other lines in which te main-
taine the same reputation. You can
meve money by calling on him.

To those in search
of irst-clas ....



Afll kWl




pt ion.

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Mr. D. K. of tiver June- A New York Phys"
tio, was in eity Londay.
Mls. W. Cotes, of Topeks. Kan. His P-;nt to Take
came last wk tosp'd the winter with Pinkh-
her mother. rs. P. Officer. Pinh
Mi- ns lan Datei pwt, of DeFunimk (LE-E- J K
Springs, b t Christmas with Mrs. ti. "DEA.Jt .MR. 1';-:. 'M--f
E Benneti. children -nd .uf',: ; vith
-- -the womlb :;ad fioxrn^.
Miss Cott n Barnes who spent the scraped the worib. -'iil th
holidays w h her brother in' this city, continued a:nd I was no
left during e week for Tampa. 'last he ad .1 ed n
When th tened by pneumonia or Pinkham-s tablc h
any other u g trouble. prompt relief I thought I w uld write to
necessary, a it is dangerous to delav. ham for sie could advise
We would suggest that One "Ylin;te- than any oni if 1 wvasttotkeht
Cough Cure be taken as soon as indlica- dies. I received her reply an4
tions of ha iog taken cold are noti .d. all her directions and I am
It cures qu *kly and its early use pre- to send you this testimonial.
vents consu ppion. All dealers. E. Pinkhtm's Vegetable Com
Women's Complexion depend for just what it is recomnuended to'
beauty upo Digestion. Dr. M. A Sim- advise al woien who su
mons' Liv Medicine Regulaies the these complaints to try it.-
Stomach, river and Kidness and se- LEMP, 108 2i AVi.. N.%: YWoQY
cures the b ings of good Digestion.
"A year- ago I wa- a ret
A few d of Dr. M. A. Simrnoois from painful n.,rnatio i
Liver'Medi ne will do monr f(,r a not lie down or -it (on.wi for the
Stomach th- i a prolongm-d course of a ny ful pa, n -h m t
other media no. pa*n eh m nth- IU wrote
and took o',vv(- I, tt of L.
Rev. Jam Holland. a saw mill man. Pinkhams \c .ta ie IoIpomN
is preparing to erct. nearthe Carrabelle. it has b'lped m. so I cannot
Tallahassee and Georgia railroad an irn- words to cxioress m;- ,,ttitade
mense ng mill with the latest mn- Mrs. Pinkhli.m. j anu to-daywel
proved mat Jiiery. hearty.S" -i Lss ..)K. SAUL,
....-..- CLA.IE Co.. \lcil.
No ight to U"liness. L li H
No ight to Uine More.. than a million women
Tlhe wor an who is lovely in face been hllp.:d by i\ >. Pi'khl's
form and mper will always have ivnd medicine.
friends, bu one who would be attractive.
must keep er health. If she is weak,
sickly and I run down, she will be ner- Rev. W. J. Carpenter left
vous and ir table. If slie has constipa- morning with his family for (at
tion or kid y trouble. her impure blKd Fla.. where he will assumecharp
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a good 1 ing, charming woman of a without benefit. but three bottle
run-down valid. Only 50 cents at all ley's Kidney Cure"
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